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House-Passed NDAA Includes Amendment to Ban Pentagon from Circumventing Fourth Amendment

Posted on AllSides July 14th, 2023
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The House-passed National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) includes Rep. Warren Davidson’s (R-OH) amendment that would bar the Pentagon from purchasing Americans’ private data, which is considered a run around Fourth Amendment protections against warrantless searches. House Republicans passed H.R. 2670 on mostly partisan lines, which was hailed by House Republican Study Committee Chair Kevin Hern (R-OK) as the first “Republican-only NDAA since Eisenhower.” Davidson said his amendment would bar the Department of Defense from purchasing data that would otherwise require a “warrant, court order, or subpoena.” “The amendment would otherwise...

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