Cardin to support Dodd-Leahy-Feingold amendment to FISA Amendment Act; Mikulski position not yet clear

Just spoke with a staffer at the Cardin office, who confirmed that Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) will be supporting the Dodd-Feingold-Leahy amendment to the FISA Amendment Act. Their amendment removes language conferring immunity from civil lawsuits to telecommunications companies who worked with the NSA warrantless surveillance program. A staffer at Senator Mikulski’s (D-MD) office was unable to say how she would vote on that amendment.

You can use the easy Blue America tool I did to contact your own Senators; it connects you with the right office, provides a brief bit of phone coaching, a script, and a place to record what happened. (Via “Get FISA Right”, which also recommends a Electronic Freedom Foundation tool, which is about the whole FISA bill.

raise-your-voice-blue-america.png

Graphic and button via firedoglake, where you’ll find a lot of good links to Chris Dodd, Glenn Greenwald, and others.

(– Thomas Nephew)

Advertisements

1 Response to “Cardin to support Dodd-Leahy-Feingold amendment to FISA Amendment Act; Mikulski position not yet clear”



  1. 1 William K. Wolfrum » Blog Archive » By passing FISA and further shredding Constitution, Congress will earn its 9% approval rating Trackback on July 9, 2008 at 8:59 am

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




July 2008
M T W T F S S
« Jun   Aug »
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031  

Subscribe to Our Feed

Feed on tpibctakomaparkibc RSS Subscribe
Visit IMPEACH THEM! Videos & Resources

%d bloggers like this: