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Originally posted by Chadwickus
reply to post by ICEKOHLD
No idea about the video.
But you and many others have it wrong about the bill.
Every year a bill is voted upon which set out the defense budget and plan for the next 12 months.
The part about indefinitely holding US citizens was voted down.
edit on 8/12/11 by Chadwickus because: (no reason given)
SA 1112. Mr. UDALL of Colorado submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by him to the bill S. 1867, to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2012 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:
At the end of section 1031, add the following:
(f) Extension to United States Citizens and Lawful Resident Aliens.--The authority of the Armed Forces of the United States to detain covered persons under this section extends to citizens of the United States and lawful resident aliens of the United States, except to the extent prohibited by the Constitution of the United States.