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Federal Judge Declares NSA Wiretapping Program Unconstitutional
Bush w/ National Security Team

President Bush, meeting with his national security team in March 2006.

Image courtesy of the White House.
Last week, the spygate NSA program was declared unconstitutional by Judge Anna Diggs Taylor of the U.S. District Court in Detroit, Michigan. But ACLU v. NSA won't stop there, as the ever-vigilant ACLU will continue to fight appeals from the Bush administration. The next step: September 7th, when a federal court will decide whether the Bush administration will be allowed to continue the program as the lawsuit continues to work its way through the system.
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