NSA Reform Gathers Momentum In Congress After Late-Night Vote

wochit politics
June 20, 2014 AT 12:46 PM
After a somewhat desultory year of little to no change, reform of the United States surveillance state appears to have finally found momentum. Recently the USA FREEDOM Act was gutted and rammed through the House, and two funding amendments that would have cut monies for forced backdoors and certain government searches failed. Last night, however, the House passed a single amendment to the military funding bill that did what the two failed amendments had attempted.