Truth in Media: Taking Back the Patriot Act

August 28, 2014 – To rein in the abuse of the Patriot Act by the NSA, many legislators have put forward bills that range in restrictive power. The Amash/Conyers Amendment, which failed to pass in the U.S. House of Representatives, lost by only a handful of votes. One of those against the amendment was Rep. Michelle Bachmann, who claimed that Americans do not have the right to privacy as it relates to personal data collected by private companies.