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Senate Democrats are backing a bill that would grant new rights to terror suspects held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, including access to a lawyer regardless of whether the prisoners are put on trial.
The proposal, approved this week by the Senate Armed Services Committee, also would narrow the definition of an enemy combatant and tighten restrictions on the types of evidence used to prosecute and keep a person detained.
Originally posted by FredT
Good, I had no problem with terrorist rotting away in Cuba. But I was troubled by the fact that they could do so without ever being charged with anything.