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Ro Khanna on Homeland Security

 

 


Right to be free from warrantless metadata collection

Specifically limiting the reach of the National Security Administration (NSA) is a critical first step--but I believe we need to go farther. That's why I've proposed a comprehensive Internet Bill of Rights. The primary goals are to ensure net neutrality, protect citizens from warrantless government mass surveillance, and provide consumers with more control over their personal data: These six principles will help to mend the trust deficit between the people and their government, as well as between consumers and service providers. But it's going to take all of us standing together and putting pressure on Congress to make this proposal a reality.
Source: 2016 California House campaign website RoKhanna.com , Nov 8, 2016

Expand support for service members & their family members

It's not only veterans who bear the cost of service--military families also make innumerable sacrifices to keep us safe. Many military spouses frequently move from one region of the country to another as their spouses are assigned to new duty stations. Additionally, military children who move when a parent is reassigned face difficulties transferring records, securing space in courses, maintaining extra-curricular activities, and completing required testing on time.

While we expand support for service members and veterans, we cannot forget about their family members. We must prioritize expanding employment and career development opportunities for military families, help employers create military family-friendly workplaces, and encourage schools to become more responsive to students with one or more parent in the military.

Source: 2016 California House campaign website RoKhanna.com , Nov 8, 2016

Control the ballooning of the Defense budget

Q: In order to balance the budget, do you support reducing defense spending?

A: Yes. The Defense Department is the only department of the US government to receive more money then it requests; controlling the ballooning of the Defense budget can go a long way in balancing our overall budget.

Source: Vote-Smart 2016 California Political Courage Test , Nov 8, 2016

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