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  1. #1
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    Sep 2008

    Indefinite detention bill


    Feinstein fights terror suspect-detention bill

    December 14, 2011|
    Carolyn Lochhead, Chronicle Washington Bureau

    Legislation to permit the government to imprison American citizens indefinitely without trial if they are suspected of terrorism is expected to pass the House today and the Senate this week, despite the efforts of unlikely allies including Sens. Dianne Feinstein, a California Democrat, and Rand Paul, a Tea Party-backed Kentucky Republican, to block the move.

    The controversial language is contained in the $662 billion defense authorization bill.

    Indefinite Military Detention Measure Passes On Bill Of Rights Day
    First Posted: 12/15/11 05:24 PM ET Updated: 12/15/11 08:30 PM ET
    Michael McAuliff

    WASHINGTON -- The Senate passed a defense bill Thursday that authorizes indefinite detentions of American terrorism suspects, coincidentally acting on the controversial measure on the 220th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights.
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    ARGHHHHH! Unconstitutional! How frightening, it brings to mind when people could have others committed to mental intuitions just because they felt like it.

    Nosy by Nature and a Websleuther by choice

  3. #3
    Seems like every day, more of our rights and civil liberties are being taken away.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Around here somewhere
    Ow, the government just slapped me and it's going to hurt more as time goes on.
    JMO. Unless there's a link, I can't prove it.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    between here and there...
    where'd America go? you know....land of the FREE...
    This is all my opinion, which is subject to change with more information, if the wind changes direction, or if I wake up in a different mood...

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    I smell a modern day witch hunt on the horizon (or communist hunt)-- this is appalling! I also think there may be a trend of emigration to countries that are practicing the democracy we all THOUGHT we had.

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