FOIA Reveals Postal Service Monitored Conservative Protestors

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According to records obtained by The Washington Times, the U.S. Postal Service was monitoring Americans focused on the gun issue and President Biden’s election.

The spying went on from September 2020 to April 2021.

The redacted records which were obtained by a Freedom Of Information Act request.

The Washington Times reported:

The U.S. Postal Service monitored protesters across the country, snooping on Americans focused on issues involving guns and President Biden’s election, according to records obtained by The Washington Times.

Postal inspectors tracked the actions of gun rights activists gathering in Richmond, Virginia; people preparing to demonstrate against police in Louisville, Kentucky, after an investigation into the police shooting of Breonna Taylor; and far-right groups headed to the District of Columbia after Mr. Biden’s election.

Cato Institute senior fellow Patrick Eddington obtained the heavily redacted records detailing the postal inspectors’ spying from September 2020 through April 2021, including through covert social media surveillance called the Internet Covert Operations Program (iCOP).

Freedom-lovers were livid at the report: