On Thursday, The White House announced they have a court order which allows the government to secretly collect millions U.S. citizens' telephone records, a critical tool they say could help fight security threats.
This only applies to people in the U.S. who use Verizon Wireless as a cell phone carrier.
The big question is, do you agree?
We asked a few local residents to get their opinions, and many told us say they were againist governments decision.
But one resident agreed with the governments decision saying, "if it keeps terrorits from attacking us, I'm all for it."
Some critics are decribing this move as a huge over-reach by the government.