The petition focuses on the legal rights of whistle blowers, demanding adequate protections to ensure they receive a fair trial in any subsequent court action taken against them.
The online petition has been launched in response to the news DHS Secretary Kelly is likely to implement the proposal.
The letter to U.S Department of Justice praises the policy but pushes back against certain justifications for rule exemptions.
The Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on the CIA’s detention and interrogation program, a landmark document that details the effectiveness agency’s use of torture, will be preserved by the outgoing Obama administration.
NCAC has joined OpenTheGovernment.org and other allies in protesting a new FBI proposal to exempt its new system of records from parts of the Privacy Act.