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Bills Introduced in House to Repeal Indefinite Detention Provisions of NDAA

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, constitution, freedoms, politics, u.s., NDAA, Indefinite Detention )

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Two bills have been introduced to amend the NDAA to make it clear that Americans cannot be detained indefinitely and denied their Constitutional Rights. HR 3676 has 54 co-sponsors and HR 3785 has 3.


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Barbara W (342)
Tuesday February 7, 2012, 8:50 pm
Text of H.R. 3676: To amend the detainee provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
"To amend the detainee provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 to specifically state that United States citizens may not be detained against their will without all the rights of due process afforded to citizens in a court ordained or established by or under Article III of the Constitution of the United States." Sounds good. Language will determine how good.. Thanks for posting Norm..

Amena Andersson (187)
Wednesday February 8, 2012, 7:42 am
Shared, thanks.

Kit B (276)
Wednesday February 8, 2012, 2:46 pm

It's a beginning any way. I applaud many things accomplished by the Obama administration, but this one stuck like a rock in my throat.

Toni C (508)
Wednesday February 8, 2012, 6:02 pm
Noted, Norm, and thanks for the article. The is wonderful news, but I wonder how quickly it will get squashed by the extreme reich wing...

Jae A (316)
Wednesday February 8, 2012, 7:06 pm
I agree with Barbara..and kit...and I wonder the same Toni.......

Thanks for sharing Norm. C.

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KS Goh (0)
Thursday February 9, 2012, 12:33 am
Thanks for the article.

Past Member (0)
Thursday February 9, 2012, 2:23 am
This is good news. And we can thank Ron Paul for this:

''Ron Paul introduced a bill to his House colleagues to repeal section 1021 of the NDAA (National Defense Authorization Act).

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Teresa Cowley (274)
Thursday February 9, 2012, 4:27 am
Thanks Norm--This sounds great!!

Valerie Hammett` (21)
Thursday February 9, 2012, 9:40 am
well now our beloved leaders are trying to abolish the constitution calling it a piece of paper just look it thats how i look at the ndaa bill just a stupid piece of paper. the most treasonous of them all.

Norm C (74)
Thursday February 9, 2012, 12:46 pm

Ron Paul has 3785 with only 3 co-sponsors. 3676 has 58 now, and Ron Paul is not one of them. If you want to thank Ron Paul, be my guest. But all told he is only one of 63. We can thank all kinds of people, including Ron Paul, Jim McDermott, Dennis Kucinich, almost the entire Black Caucus, Rush Holt, Chris Van Holland, and a bunch of others including a lot of Republicans. This is not a partisan issue. This is an American citizenship issue.

Past Member (0)
Thursday February 9, 2012, 1:42 pm
I sign and fight with you.

But haven't there always been cases of this detention being done.

They've just made it legal.

Perhaps, our actions will make it less frequent.
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