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Enemy Combatant

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posted on Oct, 4 2006 @ 10:53 PM
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Under new legislation that the neo-con congress has passed, the president will soon deem whoever he decides an enemy combatant, thus abolishing habeas corpus if he sees needed.




Lawmakers and administration officials announced last week that they had reached accord on the plan for the detention and military trials of suspected terrorists, and it is scheduled for a vote this week. But in recent days the Bush administration and its House allies successfully pressed for a less restrictive description of how the government could designate civilians as "unlawful enemy combatants," the sources said yesterday. They spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of negotiations over the bill.


Those who thought that such detentions would never take place to our own people, guess again. It was bad enough foreign civilians would be bypassed by our due process, but now the citizens who have the freedoms we are trying to defend are being turned into the enemies themselves...my passport cannot be processed sooner.




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