INDIANA STATUS:

In 2014, legislation was enacted to require law enforcement to get a warrant before using a drone in a criminal investigation. That same law also prohibited cellphone location tracking, but only covered real-time information and not historical data. 

The drone law is positive first step for the state, and it should be strengthened by amending it to prohibit weapons. Additional legislation should be introduced and passed on the following issues as well. Take action today to continue moving this process forward!

1. CONTACT YOUR STATE REPRESENTATIVES

Pick 1-2 of the following bills. CALL your state representative and senator to encourage their action right now. Strongly, but respectfully make sure they know you want them to introduce and support this legislation.

a) The 4th Amendment Protection Act, get it here
b) Electronic Data Privacy Act, get it here
c) C.H.O.I.C.E. Act (Creating Helpful Options for Institutions, Corporations, and Enterprise) get it here
d) Freedom from Location Surveillance Act, get it here

CONTACT INFO HERE: http://openstates.org/find_your_legislator/

Note: We recommend no more than 2 bills per legislator, as it will take considerable time and energy to work the bill through the legislator process.  If you'd like to see all the bills introduced, work to find another sponsor after you've secured one for the first 2 bills.

2. SPREAD THE WORD

Make sure to tell your friends on social media about the OffNow campaign. Use the hashtag #OffNow to connect with others and encourage them to join the Campaign. Tweet your State Legislator(s). Always make sure to include @OffNowProject in your Tweet!

Sample Tweet:
We can stop mass surveillance. Take action to turn it #OffNow and support the 4th Amendment! Join @OffNowProject at http://bit.ly/U73eCR

Sample Facebook Post:

I demand bold leadership to protect privacy, and put an end to mass surveillance.  Sign this petition and add your name to the thousands taking steps to push back.

http://offnow.org/petition

3. SIGN THE PETITION

Join with people like you all over the country calling for bold actions to push back against the mass surveillance of the NSA and other federal agencies.  Call for action to turn off vital resources in the states and prohibit other actions that help support their existence.

http://offnow.org/petition

4. VOLUNTEER

Get in touch with us to let us know you want to get more involved.  Give your time to working on the ground in organizing, coalition building, outreach and other vital parts of the campaign.

http://offnow.org/volunteer

5. LEARN

Read about THE PLAN to get educated on all the details of the OffNow strategy to shut down the surveillance state. You'll get the background and history, the legal principles and more. The more you know, the more empowered you'll be to take action in support.

http://offnow.org/plan

6. STAY UP TO DATE

Read our blog to keep yourself informed of important news, action alerts, and information on what's happening in states around the country.  Share this information with your networks, local grassroots groups, and even your state legislators to encourage more action in your area.

http://offnow.org/blog

7. ATTEND AN EVENT

Events will educate yourself and others, and promote a healthy discussion of what actions we can take to stop the surveillance state.

8. GET GEAR AND PROMOTIONAL TOOLS

Whether its bumper stickers, a t-shirt, or full color flyers - get the promotional tools you need to help spread the word in your area.  Stop by the OffNow store today:

http://offnowstore.com

9. SUPPORT THE OTHER STATES

It's going to take a concerted effort in states around the country, so keep informed of what's happening elsewhere and do what you can to spread the word and back the efforts too.

http://offnow.org/state

10. DONATE

We cannot succeed without your help - and without the financial resources to get things done. We accept no government grants, and have no corporate backers. In fact, those who lobby most aggressively against our work are government organizations (like law enforcement groups) and corporate interest groups (like a local chamber of commerce)

Please chip in here:  http://offnow.org/donate

Or by Bitcoin: 

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