The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), in light of the NSA’s mass surveillance of US citizens, has started civil proceedings against various US government agencies. The ACLU feels that the acts of unprecedented spying on private (and most likely innocent) citizenry is a
…program [that] violates Americans’ constitutional rights of free speech, association, and privacy.
Fox News has two great videos on the controversy. The first covers the lawsuit itself and the second interviews the excellent Judge Andrew Napolitano’s response. Judge Napolitano feels the lawsuit is ‘right on the mark’ and just what Americans need to uncover how underhanded their government has been.