AWESOME civil justice activism against FISA bill
What I really like about this campaign is that it intelligently identifies the hypocrisy of granting telecom amnesty--Congress is tripping over itself to protect big business against liability for illegal behavior, while doing nothing about serious inequities that cause unfair outcomes for ordinary people. In the criminal justice context, this includes excessive punishment for petty crimes and wrongful conviction of innocent people. In the civil justice context, this means helping corporations avoid the consequences of harmful behavior, while leaving the victims high and dry.
Oh well, at least the only thing at stake here are our Constitutional rights and our ability to protect ourselves against corporate abuse.
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