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Rand Paul Aims to Kill “Indefinite Detention” Provision of Controversial Bill

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posted on Nov, 29 2011 @ 09:18 AM
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With the bill expected to be up for a vote within 48 hours, Senator Rand Paul has offered an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that will kill a provision allowing the military to detain individuals, including American citizens, without trial or due process.





“Congress affirms that the authority of the President to use all necessary and appropriate force…includes the authority for the Armed Forces of the United States to detain covered persons…Detention under the law of war without trial”.

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posted on Nov, 29 2011 @ 09:18 AM
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This is it ladies and gentlemen. The moment where congress attempts to sign more of our freedoms away, along with "Democracy". Hope Rand Paul does something about it, but what is really mindboggling is how the public (the majority) remain clueless about this.

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posted on Nov, 29 2011 @ 09:48 AM
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i hope this bill Fails.. or passes with the Strike-out,, of the Detention..

with all my heart...................


i had detention before ... and it was terrible..

worst--- hour, after school, i've ever had....
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