Is California National Guard Engaged in Domestic Spying?

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Governor Schwarzenegger's office and the National Guard are refusing to make public 20 e-mails, which could shed light on accusations of domestic spying. The controversy dates back to a small Mother's Day anti-war protest at the Capitol in Sacramento. The San Jose Mercury News reported e-mail evidence that the demonstrators, including parents of soldiers killed in Iraq, were under surveillance by the California National Guard. That has provoked an outcry from legislators of both parties who are asking if the Guard is improperly engaged in domestic spying. Is the Guard exceeding its legal power? Is it making legitimate efforts to protect California's security? We hear from Republican State Senator Roy Ashburn and Aaron Davis, who is following up on the story for the San Jose Mercury News.
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