The Conservative Case for Surveillance Reform

Capitol Hill Briefing
April 8, 2015 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

B-354 Rayburn House Office Building

Featuring Mike Godwin, Innovation Policy Director, R Street Institute; Wayne Brough, Chief Economist & VP of Research, Freedomworks; Sunday Yokubaitis, President, Golden Frog; and Patrick Eddington, Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; moderated by Nathan Leamer, Outreach Manager & Policy Analyst, R Street Institute.

Two years ago, major revelations about the NSA’s massive intrusion into the lives of all Americans jumpstarted a national debate about the right to privacy and questions of government intrusion into our personal lives. With key sections of the Patriot Act set to expire on May 31st, Congress must address the constitutionality and effectiveness of the NSA’s mass surveillance programs.