Vermont Public Radio
June 17, 2013
Recently, it was revealed that the National Security Agency has compiled phone records of tens of millions of Americans as part of the effort to find links to terrorist operations. The surveillance activities are legal under the renewal of the Patriot Act that was passed in 2011.
Senator Bernie Sanders says the Act gives the government too much authority and he wants the federal government to prove that the records of a specific individual deserve to be examined: