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  •  Judge averted Guantanamo in USA (1+ / 0-)
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    Sean X

    NDAA decision was very significant. If it was not struck down, that part of the law would be additional cover to detain citizens forever without charges.

    Headline of Naomi Wolf's guardian article

    The NDAA's section 1021 coup d'etat foiled:
    One brave judge is all that lay between us and a law that would have given the president power to detain US citizens indefinitely
    first paragraph
    On Wednesday 16 May, at about 4pm, the republic of the United States of America was drawn back – at least for now – from a precipice that would have plunged our country into moral darkness. One brave and principled newly-appointed judge ruled against a law that would have brought the legal powers of the authorities of Guantánamo home to our own courthouses, streets and backyards
    discussion on democracy now
    http://www.democracynow.org/...

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