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Big Brother Is Watching - New Emails Reveal Homeland Security Tracks License Plates At Gun Shows

Newly discovered emails from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), reveal efforts of the federal government to track American citizens who visit gun shows across the country. The discovery came via a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request from the Wall Street Journal that revealed internal emails from an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent requesting the support of local California police officers to "deploy license plate readers" at a 2010 gun show in Del Mar, California.
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