Welcome to the Patrick Henry Tea Party!
We created this site to keep the citizens of western Hanover County and
surrounding areas informed about important governmental issues affecting
citizens on the local, state and national levels. We are a grassroots organization
with a focus on smaller, less-intrusive government, fiscal prudence, adherence
to our Constitution and unashamed patriotism.
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Our March PHTP meeting was well-attended by over 60 local citizens
(including Delegate Buddy Fowler), who came to listen to Hanover
County Sheriff David R. Hines, and Claire Guthrie Gastañaga, who is
Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia.
They answered citizen questions and spoke on these topics:
Here are some photos from this meeting:
License plate readers
- Stingray technology allowing cell phone intercepts without your
- Radar that can effectively see inside homes
- Increased use of body cameras
- Fingerprint and DNA collection