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Not yet. He is a hero. But he splattered information indiscriminately. There are consequences for that. I think he needs to stay gone while all of this settles down and the damage assessed. Banishment is a penalty of itself for now. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Houston, TX
I'm not sure immunity is the right question. Seems the question is whether he should be charged or not. I don't know why immunity should be considered. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Fort Worth, TX
Yes he is a whistle blower and nothing he has revealed, that I have seen, in any way impact the security of the US. In fact the only things of note that came from him is the abuse the federal government has heaped on the American people. 6 years ago from a Libertarian in Charlotte, NC
What he did was wrong. There were better ways for him to go. I am worried about the information that he has given China and Russia. What he did was treason. He doesn't deserve to be allowed to live here unless he is in prison. He deserves to be... 6 years ago from a Republican in Rockville, MD
The NSA does some good things and bad things. snowden's leak, leaked out info regarding everything the NSA does; not just the bad. the media is to blame for constantly telling the entire world what is going on good and bad. 6 years ago from a Republican in Shelter Island Heights, NY
We don't really know exactly what he has done to qualify him as a "whistleblower" or whether it should be treason. It sounds like a "whistleblower" at this time. 6 years ago from a Libertarian in Ivy, VA
No. Edward Snowden was not a whistleblower. He knowingly accepted his position as a contractor within the NSA to steal and leak government documents. What he found, while disturbing, is inconsequential as the findings had nothing to do with his initial... 6 years ago from a Libertarian in Wilmette, IL
Because the public does not hear the whole truth, (liberal media), I believe he should stand trial. I also think the directors of the CIA and NSA should also stand trial.
I believe Obama and "Killary" should stand trial for their parts in the... 6 years ago from a Democrat in Suburb Maryland Fac, MD
No, not fully. He should be punished for leaking the information but we must also thank him for revealing what the government was doing. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Brisbane, CA
He should be punished for revealing national secrets, but the government should have informed the public of the surveillance program. 6 years ago from a Green in Doylestown, PA
These should be separate questions. Ed Snowden is probably guilty, he should stand trial. Just because a lot of good came out of his actions, doesn't mean they weren't illegal. Separately from that, the NSA and CIA need to be investigated. 6 years ago from a Green in New Almaden, CA
Yes and No. He should be granted immunity for disclosures of domestic surveillance and charged for disclosures of spying against hostile foreign powers like China and Russia. 6 years ago from a Libertarian in Stillwater, MN
Independent council with no ties to the govt make that decision chosen by 6 dems and 6 repubs. all not members of congress. congress cannot make a good decision. 6 years ago from a Republican in Charlotte, NC
Yes, he should be protected under the Whistleblower Protection Act, and investigate the CIA and NSA directors instead. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Omaha, NE
I don't know, I need more information to make an educated decision. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Rollingbay, WA
Claiming Whistleblower Protection for someone who decided that they, and they a one, were the ultimate arbiter of whether or not hundreds of people should be put at risk because they disagreed with the orders they obeyed is not a hero, that person is... 6 years ago from a Democrat in Boca Raton, FL
Yes, if he did not compromise US security (I have not read ALL of the documents he has or has released) I am not shocked by the fact that the NSA is spying on Americans and others, the NSA should probably be de-constructed along with the entire... 6 years ago from a Democrat in Florence, SC
Immunity? No. She signed on for the general premise. Crucified? No. In jail for life? No. DO I think what she did was fundamentally wrong? No. 6 years ago from a Green in Princeton, NJ
Not sure yet, waiting for all facts to come out. 6 years ago from a Republican in Conyers, GA
Wait till completely sure that no U.S. Citizens were harmed by the information he leaked. 6 years ago from a Republican in Burke, VA
He should face some consequences but the CIA and NSA directors need to be further scrutinized as well. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Southlake, TX
No. He successfully started the conversation about domestic surveillance, but he also revealed constitutional/lawful activity to protect national security. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Chicago, IL
No, I think that Edward Snowden broke a law, and if he is to be brought back without standing trial, we need to amend or abolish the current laws relating to the NSA's activities. However, I think that NSA and CIA need to be punished for this... 6 years ago from a Democrat in Pacifica, CA
No prosecutions, but investigations. We need to totally reevaluate our surveillance programs. However, Snowden DID break the law! He should be punished but not severely. 6 years ago from a Republican in Mendham, NJ
No, he should stand trial for breaking his contract. Prosecute the CIA and NSA directors as well. 6 years ago from a Libertarian in Clarkston, GA