Missourians will vote on whether a ban on NSA survalience should be in the Missouri Constitution
Wrap: The Missouri House sent proposed constitutional amendment to the voters on Friday, asking whether a ban on unreasonable electronic surveillance should be added to the Missouri Constitution.
The Senate passed the measure with only one dissenting vote, while 24 members opposed the measure in the House.
St. Louis County Democrat Representative Jill Schupp voted againt the measure.
|Description: I do question whether this should be a constitutional amendment that has to be voted on by all the people in the state of Missouri or changed by all the people in Missouri.|
The question will be on the ballot this November and needs a simple majority to pass.
Reporting from the state capitol, I'm Matt Kalish, NewsRadio 1120 K-M-O-X.
In wake of revelations surrounding the N-S-A's survailence program, Missouri voters will now get the chance to ban unreasonable electronic search and seizure.
Wrap: The Missouri House sent a proposed constitutional amendment to the ballot on Friday, giving voters the chance to ban the unreasonable search and seizure of electronic data.
Republican Representative Paul Curtman says the proposal has broad support among voters.
|Description: And I think that it makes perfect sense that if our hard copy data is protected form unwarranted searches and seizures that our electronic data also should be.|
However Jefferson County Democratic Represenative Jeff Roorda says the wording could prohibit collection of electronic data that's already in public like Facebook posts.
The proposal will be seen on the November ballot.
Reporting from the state capitol, I'm Matt Kalish, NewsRadio 1120, K-M-O-X.