WYMT - Issues and Answers - Headlines

Senator Paul proposes new legislation to protect privacy

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WYMT)-
In the wake of the National Security Agency collecting phone records and monitoring internet use, Senator Rand Paul has introduced new legislation.

The Herald Leader states the legislation, which was introduced on Friday, would require a warrant before any government agency could search the phone records of Americans. Paul says the bill is intended to stop the NSA from spying on U.S. citizens.
The paper reports ... Paul called the secret program to collect phone records of Verizon customers quote "an astounding assault on the constitution."


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WYMT CONTACT INFO 199 Black Gold Blvd. Hazard, KY 41701 606-436-5757 - switchboard 606-439-9968 - newsroom
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 210715261 - wkyt.com/a?a=210715261
Gray Television, Inc.