Call your rep now–House will vote on secret telecom immunity bill–H.R. 6304–today

The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote today on a bill that would provide retroactive immunity to telecom companies that spied on American citizens with illegal wiretaps.

The vote is so secret and rushed that it’s not even online at Thomas. The Library of Congress has not even been given a copy of the bill so that people can read the bill and discuss it before voting on it.

Why the secrecy? Why the rush?

The Electronic Freedom Foundation has obtained a copy of the bill which you can find |here.|

Call your Representative in Washington. Now. This morning. Quickly. Tell them to vote against this bill, H.R. 6304, that gives retroactive immunity for illegal wiretapping. You can find your rep’s contact info |here|, or call the switchboard at 202 224-3121 and ask for your rep by name.

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