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CA Says No Way To NDAA Indefinite Detention

I know it’s wrong to rhyme a headline, but sometimes it just feels so right. Especially when my current state of residence, California, has stepped up and done something good for a change.

Yesterday Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB-351, “The California Liberty Preservation Act,” which nullifies the indefinite detention provision in the federal bill as well as nullifying any federal law that could be enacted impacting the right to habeas corpus in the state.

California is only the 3rd state to nullify the indefinite detention provision in the NDAA, but hopefully it will serve as an example to others and an encouragement to erase a shameful and unforgivable attack on American liberty. The two additional states to step forward as beacons of liberty with confirmed laws against detention are Virginia and Alaska respectively. Michigan and South Carolina have bills passed in one or more houses, and other states in which a bill has been introduced in the state senate or house for debate include Washington, Pennsylvania, Kansas and Massachusetts.

The status of these bills and any additional legislation taken against the NDAA can be tracked at via Tenth Amendment Center’s website.

The full text of the bill is linked below for your perusal.
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Problem is...

Although this is probably one of the only three things I have seen Ca do right, All this means is that the Fed hired contractors that nab you won't take the hood off your head until they are out of state.

If I disappear from a discussion please forgive me. My 24-7 business requires me to split mid-sentence to serve them. I am not ducking out, I will be back later to catch up.

At last one wrong has been righted in CA

As long as they are going to tax and regulate us to death here in CA, they better follow the Constitution. Let’s not forget that Obama signed NDAA into law, a very shameful undoing of all his empty promises we heard about restoring and protecting habeas corpus prior to his election in 2008; his signing was an epic failure of his legislative duty and moral obligation to protect all Americans against illegal indefinite detention. The self-proclaimed Constitutional scholar Obama can never erase the blemish he now bears due to his cavalier and callous disregard for the Constitutional rights of all American citizens. I just had to get that out of my system!

What up with that?

Yesterday Jerry Brown legalized Industrial Hemp, and today he nullifies the NDAA?

I sure hope he stays on a roll and vetoes all the gun bills coming before him.

When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign: that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. ~J. Swift

They took your guns

Who's gonna stop 'em??

My home state california has

My home state california has done something pro-liberty? WHATS THE CATCH? Can I own less garden gnomes now?


Nothing comes free in CA..

probably has to do with taxes

since we're talking Cali here, they probably have to create a new gubmint agency just to deal with this issue, which will be paid for by an onerous and expensive tax on some unrelated item. Grapefruits maybe.

"Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the the universe."-- Albert Einstein

I read the bill. At first, it

I read the bill. At first, it made me nervous that it only cited the 2012 NDAA. However, I noticed (c) which specifically forbids any state officers, etc from aiding the feds in any way that violates the US and CA constitutions.

Interpretation of this law when in practice is anyone's guess, though. I don't have much faith in the courts these days, so we'll have no way to really know how this will pan out until a precedent is set. On paper, though, it sounds nice, though a law saying that it's illegal to violate the constitution seems to undermine the entire point of the constitution. If it's just for the purpose of making a statement re-emphasizing the relevance of the constitution as law, however, I dig that.

Good point

Especially when according to the federal government the states don't have the ability or right to make such determinat,ions. It's hard to imagine a situation where this gets actually applied, unless we end up with widespread ndaa detentions and a populace awake enough to object to that. Under those facts we'd also be at or near civil war as Cali wouLd be in effect a Yemen or Pakistan by today's standards of how the gubmint would be acting.

T,he GOOD thing about it is that it shows that even if people are still numb and asleep, they are starting to say certain things are just not okay.. Not much I know but something!

"Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the the universe."-- Albert Einstein