Skip to comments.DHS Extinguishes 197 Million People’s 4th Amendment Rights In Constitution Free Zones
Posted on 08/07/2013 6:59:28 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Constitution Free Zones are what The Department of Homeland Security has established. The federal agency isnt really securing the borders, but they are extinguishing the Fourth Amendment rights of nearly 197 million American citizens within 100 miles of the border .and the ocean.
Before I begin, isnt this really what Freedom of the Press is supposed to be about? Doesnt it exist to keep elected officials and things they do in check and expose corruption and lawlessness? Yeah, I thought so too, but we arent hearing this on the evening news, are we?
Anthony Gucciardi reports on these Constitution Free Zones where law breaking DHS is violating your constitutionally protected rights.
According to Gucciardi, Within this fabricated border, the DHS can search your electronic belongings for no reason. Were talking about no suspicion, no reasonable cause, nothing. No reason whatsoever is required under their own regulations.
Is DHS above the law of the land? Absolutely not. However, the question I have for Congress is Why are you guys not reining in this agency and calling out their unconstitutional actions?
Strangely enough, the border for these Constitution Free Zones includes not only Mexico and Canada, but also states like Oregon, New York, North and South Carolina and various other coastal states, even Alaska! Below is a graphic showing the area in which DHS will take your computer or other electronic devices, search your belongings and shake you down without a warrant and without cause and claim they are within the law.
This has been going on since 2008, which means that under Barack Obamas predecessor, George W. Bush, the DHS began to abuse its power more than it had in previous years and under the current administration it has only become normalized.
While the Obama Justice Department wastes its time wondering if they will engage George Zimmerman in double jeopardy and violate the US Constitutions Fifth Amendment, they arent worried about the clear violations of the Fourth by Homeland Security.
So far, only the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) have challenged this. Now, Im no friend of the ACLU, but on this they are right. They took a case involving a man who was actually detained within the 100 mile border area without cause.
Gucciardi writes, Not only was this mans laptop searched for no reason, as is allowed under DHS code now, but they ended up finding pictures designated to be linked up with terrorist groups. In response, the man was thrown in a cell while DHS agents went through every piece of data on his entire laptop. The ACLU is now suing over this event, but theres no telling how the case will go with such limited media exposure. The DHS is literally gutting the Constitution and declaring itself higher than the law of the land by doing this, and it spells out major trouble for the entire Bill of Rights at large.
In 2008 Homeland Security promised to demonstrate within 120 days that what it was engaged in was constitutional. In August 2009, a year later, a report was released by, not surprisingly, the Department of Homeland Security, in which they had basically investigated themselves (that always results in the right thing) and determined that it was acting constitutionally.
Their explanation was that they werent actually removing the Constitution from US soil, only the border, which has now apparently moved thousands of mile well past our borders. Well they must have developed the TSA and the VIPR teams to take care of those other areas.
The Constitution has no such restriction.
The DHS is acting illegally.
Claiming that it’s legal does not make it so.
Long past time to begin culling the herd...
Great. The whole state of Michigan is some sort of foreign entity w/o any rights? What the heck!?!?!
Americans are fluoride drinking idiots. The Germans started it, then the US adopted it, after studies proved that it dumb’s the populace down, to what level they never concluded. And no it has never helped your teeth.
Most of the gov powers that they have, are assumed. No one stood up to them. With today’s corporate courts, you cannot.
Impeachment File on Communist, Benghazi Coward B. Hussein Obama, formerly known as Barry Soetoro, currently a Legal Citizen of the Sovereign Nation of Indonesia.
And yet illegals who make it across the real borders are granted all the constitutional rights once afforded to citizens of this country.
Notice that there are some states wholly seen as “constitution free”? Look at Michigan! What a joke.
This needs to stop NOW!!!
They could try. Fortunately (for them) I’m not in one of those illegal search zones.
the issue may need to be forced however.
Only if the courts say so.
they are our masters, and the sooner we learn that, the happier they will be.