"Restore the Fourth Rally" Against NSA Surveillance

On July 4th, hundreds of protesters gathered on Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles as part of a nationwide rally organized by Restore the Fourth, a self-described non-partisan movement demanding an end to the "unconstitutional surveillance methods employed by the US government." 

"We've talked to libertarian groups, we've talked to Republican and Tea Party groups, we've talked to Democratic groups," explained rally organizer Xander Snyder. "If you are an American and you believe in the backbone of America - which is The Constitution - then you believe in what the Fourth Amendment has to stand for."

ReasonTV was on the scene to cover the rally and talk with participants about their concerns. 

Runs about 2:30 minutes.

Produced by Sharif Matar.

Scroll down for downloadable versions and subscribe to ReasonTV's YouTube Channel to receive notification when new material goes live.

Editor's Note: We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them. Comments do not represent the views of Reason.com or Reason Foundation. We reserve the right to delete any comment for any reason at any time. Report abuses.

Click here to follow Reason on Instagram

GET REASON MAGAZINE

Get Reason's print or digital edition before it’s posted online

  • Progressive Puritans: From e-cigs to sex classifieds, the once transgressive left wants to criminalize fun.
  • Port Authoritarians: Chris Christie’s Bridgegate scandal
  • The Menace of Secret Government: Obama’s proposed intelligence reforms don’t safeguard civil liberties

SUBSCRIBE