John Cusack and Maggie Gyllenhaal join other celebs in opposition to NSA mass surveillance

John Cusack joins Maggie Gyllenhaal in opposition to NSA mass surveillance.

Actor John Cusack says in a surveillance state, democracy is dead.

John Cusack and Maggie Gyllenhaal join other celebs, politicians, ethicists, journalists and attorneys in this video statement against NSA mass surveillance of Americans.

The video was produced by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Lumient Media. The video is available on the organization’s YouTube channel.

Excerpts:

“And in the surveillance state, democracy itself is dead.” — actor John Cusack

“A free society should not have secret laws.” — U.S. Rep. John Conyers

“We need to end mass, suspicion-less surveillance.” — actor Maggie Gyllenhaal

Watch the video here:

Recently, Evangeline Lilly produced a similar film that addresses the Fourth Amendment and illegal surveillance. Watch the Lilly video here.