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The President, by using the militia or the armed forces, or both, or by any other means, shall take such measures as he considers necessary to suppress, in a State, any insurrection, domestic violence, unlawful combination, or conspiracy, if it--
(1) so hinders the execution of the laws of that State, and of the United States within the State, that any part or class of its people is deprived of a right, privilege, immunity, or protection named in the Constitution and secured by law, and the constituted authorities of that State are unable, fail, or refuse to protect that right, privilege, or immunity, or to give that protection; or
(2) opposes or obstructs the execution of the laws of the United States or impedes the course of justice under those laws.
In any situation covered by clause (1), the State shall be considered to have denied the equal protection of the laws secured by the Constitution.
Sigh over what? You just reposted what I wrote.
I have a Family member who was in our mountain base when attacked in Afghanistan. They were ordered not to retaliate, many were hurt badly one of his best friends a young woman was struck in the face by a rock and her teeth were shattered and still no one disobeyed orders to not retaliate.
They will do what they are told to do.
originally posted by: Sillyolme
a reply to: TheJesuit
we will consider that a firearm, because there's not much difference where you get hit in the face with a rock..."
trump thinks theres no difference being hit in the face with a rock and being hit in the face with a bullet.
what a moron.
originally posted by: je55ejame5
Someone better tell the orange goof that if the military does open fire on the migrants, his presidency would be over. He already has no chance for re election this would just be icing on the cake.
originally posted by: MojaveDesert
US military is barred from using its capabilities directly to enforce US domestic laws, including immigration laws, unless Congress specifically authorizes it to do so. Why? Someone here mentioned posse comitatus.
Cuba-U.S. law enforcement work together on immigration
By Andrea Torres - Digital Reporter/Producer
Posted: 12:20 PM, August 21, 2018
Updated: 12:28 PM, August 21, 2018
KEY WEST, Fla. - The Cuban Border Guard notified the U.S. Coast Guard on Friday that a group of Cubans were off Mariel and attempting to get to the United States.
A U.S. Coast Guard crew from Key West was working on the 154-foot fast response William Trump cutter, which launched in 2014, when they reported finding the "rustic" vessel with a woman and 20 men.
"This is as much a safety issue as it is a law enforcement issue," Capt. Jason Ryan, chief of the Coast Guard 7th District enforcement branch, said in a statement.
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces(6) and one of the country's seven uniformed services. The Coast Guard is a maritime, military, multi-mission service unique among the U.S. military branches for having a maritime law enforcement mission (with jurisdiction in both domestic and international waters) and a federal regulatory agency mission as part of its mission set. It operates under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security during peacetime, and can be transferred to the U.S. Department of the Navy by the U.S. President at any time, or by the U.S. Congress during times of war. This has happened twice, in 1917, during World War I, and in 1941, during World War II.
The PCA directly applies only to the army and air force, without mentioning the navy, the Marine Corps, the Coast Guard, or the National Guard. The National Guard is subject to Article I, section 8 of the Constitution, "To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions." The National Guard is under state control until called into federal service, and is authorized to enforce the laws upon the request of a governor.
Because the Coast Guard has a law enforcement function and is not under the control of the Department of Defense, it is not subject to the PCA. Although the naval service is not mentioned in the PCA, Department of Defense regulations extend the PCA to the navy and Marine Corps.