The Fourth Amendment of the Constitution reads as follows:
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
Doesn’t this rule out “general warrants” such as the non-particular legal power given to the NSA to monitor our cell phones and internet activities?
Senator Rand Paul thinks so, so he is suing the president. [Read more…]