Tulsi Gabbard on Civil Liberties

Key Points

  • Tulsi has spoken strongly against the unconstitutional sharing of Americans’ communications
  • Tulsi: “I firmly believe that a strong national defense and the protection of our civil liberties are equally important and compatible.” -Rep. Tulsi Gabbard
  • Tulsi is an original member of the bi-partisan 4th Amendment Caucus, to protect the privacy and security of Americans in the digital age: "Our laws regarding freedom, privacy, and civil liberties have not kept up with the rapid expansion of technology in today's digital age," said Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii). "I look forward to working with the bipartisan coalition united behind this caucus to protect and strengthen the Fourth Amendment rights granted to each and every American under our Constitution."


  • H.R. 3178 Strengthening Privacy, Oversight, and Transparency (SPOT) Act to expand the functions of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB)
  • H.R. 699 Email Privacy Act
  • Electronic Communications Privacy Amendments Act to make much needed and long overdue updates our online privacy law
  • H.R 4124 USA RIGHTS amendment to protect the privacy of Americans’ communications and end warrantless backdoor searches of Americans' communications
  • H.R.2588 Preventing Unconstitutional Collection Act  to permanently codify protections on Americans’ privacy
  • Tulsi voted against legislation to reauthorize the warrantless collection of Americans' calls, emails, texts and other communications under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

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