Anti-NSA Protesters Rally On "1984 Day"

Protesters hoped to send a message to Congress to end the NSA's mass surveillance programs.

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Some of the protesters showed their support for Edward Snowden, who brought the NSA's programs to light through stories published in The Guardian and The Washington Post.

Anonymous

@VivaAnonymous

Thank you Edward Snowden. #1984day

In Los Angeles, you could even buy Edward Snowden shirts.

Snowden tees at today's #1984Day protest! #Restorethe4th

Restorethe4th

@Restorethe4thLA

Snowden tees at today's #1984Day protest! #Restorethe4th

Protest organizers said they hoped the demonstrations would send a message to leaders in Congress "that to earn our trust they must restore the Fourth Amendment" and pass legislation ending the NSA's surveillance programs.

Sign held up in SF while a speaker reads the 4th Amendment text. #Restorethe4th

Carrie M

@CarrieM213

Sign held up in SF while a speaker reads the 4th Amendment text. #Restorethe4th

Restore the 4th amendment! #1984day #NYC

Mariya

@mariyanyc

Restore the 4th amendment! #1984day #NYC

Amazing signs present for today's #1984Day rally! #Restorethe4th

Kelly Byke

@KellyByke

Amazing signs present for today's #1984Day rally! #Restorethe4th

"What do we want?- privacy! When do we want it?- none of your fucking business!" #1984day #restorethe4th #NYC

Occupy LI Storefront

@OccupyStF

"What do we want?- privacy! When do we want it?- none of your fucking business!" #1984day #restorethe4th #NYC

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