Trucker convoy demands arrest of congressmen who disobeyed oathSubmitted by Sue4theBillofrights on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 22:09
An organizer of this weekend's truckers Ride for the Constitution has called for the arrest of congressmen who voted for what the truckers say is unconstitutional legislation, in violation of their oath of office to defend the US Constitution.
Listed in a press release entitled "terms" at their website are objections to the recently-passed NDAA, which authorizes the indefinite military detention of US citizens without charge or trial, to violations of Fourth Amendment guarantees against unreasonable search perpetrated by the TSA, and to the creation of the Department of Homeland Security, which without a foreign mission, the truckers say constitutes a "standing army."
NDAA roll call vote 2012
Organizers of the ride are asking Americans in support of the convoy to buy nothing between October 11 - 13, the dates of the convoy to DC, in order to show support. Truckers say they will ride the beltway around the capitol and "shut down" DC until the congressmen obey their oaths. They ask supporters to write #t2sda on their windshields and on signs ('truckers to Shut Down America.')
In an interview with US News and World Report, organizer Earl Conlon said:
""we're asking for the arrest of everyone in government who has violated their oath of office."'"
Although in the US News and World report Mr. Conlon said that if constitutionally bound officers did not execute the arrests, he would do it himself, the group issued a statement on its official Facebook page in a rebuke to Mr. Conlon, saying that there were no plans to effect any arrests themselves, and that the convoy was committed to being entirely peaceful. Calls for arrest were to be limited to calling on constitutionally-bound officers to do their duty... Read more: http://digitaljournal.com/article/359838#ixzz2h5mgPS9d