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Lawsuits Challenge U.S. Spying Program's Legality

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Lawsuits Challenge U.S. Spying Program's Legality

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Lawsuits Challenge U.S. Spying Program's Legality

Lawsuits Challenge U.S. Spying Program's Legality

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Two civil liberties groups file lawsuits against the Bush administration, charging the government's domestic spying program is illegal and unconstitutional. The suits say the surveillance program has had a chilling effect on free speech, even for people who don't know if they have been monitored. The groups are asking for a court injunction to shut down the effort.