EMERGENCY ACTION: Stop The Massive Government Spying Program

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EMERGENCY ACTION: THE GUARDIAN JUST EXPOSED A MASSIVE GOVERNMENT SPYING PROGRAM 

A leaked court document obtained by The Guardian, and since reported on by numerous news outlets, has exposed that the government is spying on Americans.

Using the Patriot Act, the U.S. government has been secretly tracking the calls of every Verizon Business Network Services customer—to whom they spoke, from where, and for how long—for the past 41 days.

Verizon Business Network Services is one of the nation’s largest telecommunications and internet providers for corporations, so this could apply to the calls of millions of Americans.

What we don't know yet is how many other telecommunications companies have been issued similar orders by the government or what the scope of the government's program is.

In 2012, Sens. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Mark Udall (D-Colo.) wrote, “When the American people find out how their government has secretly interpreted the Patriot Act, they are going to be stunned and they are going to be angry.”

It's time to get angry. Be part of a strong public outcry against this program by signing the petition immediately and telling your friends so they know what's happening in this country.

To President Obama:

"The unconstitutional spying on Americans revealed by the Verizon court order is completely unacceptable. We urge you to put an immediate stop to it and any similar spying actions or programs."

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