Obama bans discrimination by spy drones

– The Washington Times – Friday, May 22, 2015

The Obama Justice Department issued new guidelines Friday for how the government should operate drones, including declaring a ban on flying them “to engage in discrimination,” ticking off race, ethnicity, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation and “gender identity” as out of bounds for drone targeting.

Officials also said drones, or “Unmanned Aerial Surveillance,” also cannot be used to monitor activities protected by the First Amendment.

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