2013 NDAA Expands Power of Military to Detain CitizensSubmitted by emalvini on Fri, 11/30/2012 - 14:30
2013 NDAA Expands Power of Military to Detain Citizens
November 30, 2012
In response to widespread outrage over the National Defense Authorization Act passed last year, Congress is said to be working on a more Constitution friendly version of the legislation. The latest version was overwhelmingly approved by the House Armed Services Committee on May 8 and introduced the following week.
“This year, through the incorporation of the Right to Habeas Corpus Act, the bill makes clear beyond a shadow of a doubt that every American will have his day in court,” a press release issued by the Armed Services Committee states.