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Privacy ’08: A Time for Debate

Posted April 12, 2014 By admin

The vice-presidential debate is this coming Thursday, October 2nd at 9pm. The Privacy ’08 campaign has sent a letter to Gwen Ifill, moderator of Thursday’s debate, urging her to ask a question regarding the future of privacy protections for American consumers and citizens. More questions and privacy challenges facing the next Administrationo can be found here.

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The Civil Liberties Examiner has a post outlining Barack Obama’s positions on civil liberties issues. Obama has a 82% lifetime score from the ACLU, with an 80% rating during the 110th Congress. However, despite his high score, there is no civil liberties section on his website.

The Civil Liberties Examiner also has a corresponding post outlining John McCain’s positions on the same issues.

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Bob Barr on the Constitution

Posted April 11, 2014 By admin

Bob Barr discusses the future of the Constitution in this YouTube clip.

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Just as it did for Joe Biden, the Civil Liberties Examiner has a post outlining Republican Vice-Presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s views on civil liberties issues.

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The Civil Liberties Examiner has a post outlining Democratic Vice-Presidential nominee Joe Biden’s positions on issues of civil liberty. Biden has a lifetime rating of 86% from the ACLU.

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Libertarian presidential candidate Bob Barr released a press release today blasting Congress for failing to repeal the REAL ID Act. Senators McCain and Obama both voted for the measure when it was passed as an amendment to an appropriations bill. “Protecting the people’s liberties and privacy is central to government’s role, not an afterthought – factors obviously not important to my opponents in both the Republican and Democratic Parties who supported the Real ID Act,” Barr stated.

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