Federal Judge Rules Against NDAASubmitted by radiofriendly on Wed, 09/12/2012 - 21:41
Today, Judge Forrest permanently enjoined (prevented) enforcement of a portion of the National Defense Authorization Act, stating that the law “impermissibly impinges on guaranteed First Amendment rights and lacks sufficient definitional structure and protections to meet the requirements of due process.”
The NDAA is a federal law signed into law by President Obama on December 31, 2011 that authorizes the government to detain persons–without charge or trial–including U.S. citizens, who “substantially support” Al-Qaeda, the Taliban or their “associated forces.”
Across the country, Ron Paul supporters deserve the credit for keeping this issue alive within the public sphere. Have you ever heard CNN report on this issue?
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