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Making Government Operations More Open

Make all illegal acts unclassified

We propose a law that automatically makes unclassified any evidence of illegal government action or policy.

 

Any person who publicly reveals classified information, information that the person can show evidences illegal government action/policy, shall be exempt from prosecution under laws pertaining to classified information.

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Making Government Operations More Open

Opening our past, cutting secrecy at the source

Only a few pieces of recent legislation have had any impact on the efforts to release the growing classified archives that mark the theft of our own history by the national security state. The Nazi War Crimes Records Act and the John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Act have released over 15 million pages of classified documents relating to key pieces of our history, and have far outstripped the ineffective Freedom of... more »

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Making Government Operations More Open

Transparency for and public involvement in classification and Controlled Unclassified Information reviews

Yesterday President Obama directed an examination of classification policy overseen by the National Security Advisor and assigned the Attorney General and the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security with examining the information sharing problems associated with sensitive controlled unclassified information (CUI). Nothing in yesterday's presidential memorandum addresses public involvement in either of these... more »

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