Senate Wants The Military To Lock You Up Without Trial

Here’s the best thing that can be said about the new detention powers the Senate has tucked into next year’s defense bill: they don’t force the military to detain American citizens indefinitely without a trial. They just let the military do that. And eve Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Aaron Garner - Dec 2, 2011 - 6:34 AM PST
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Walter Cox
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by Walter Cox - Feb. 14, 2012

A very clear exposition of the facts.

If the facts of this story are true, America has truly lost its way. The provision discussed is unconstitutional on its face.

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Randy Morrow
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by Randy Morrow - Dec. 2, 2011

So despite the Sixth Amendment’s guarantee of a right to trial, the Senate bill would let the government lock up any citizen it swears is a terrorist, without the burden ... More »

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Aaron Garner
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by Aaron Garner - Dec. 2, 2011
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