Civil rights groups slam Obama bill that lets military indefinitely detain terror suspects without trial… including U.S. citizens

Controversial $662bn bill signed by Obama on Saturday Condemned as ‘dangerous’ and ‘blight on his legacy’ Obama raised ‘serious reservations’ about detention

Mark Duell Daily Mail [UK] 1st January 2012

Civil rights groups today voiced major concern over a defence bill allowing the military to indefinitely detain U.S. citizens suspected of terrorism.

The $662billion […]

The President signed away your Constitutional right to due process

Obama signs defense bill despite ‘reservations’

Julie Pace Associated Press 12/31/2011

HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama signed a wide-ranging defense bill into law Saturday despite having “serious reservations” about provisions that regulate the detention, interrogation and prosecution of suspected terrorists.

The bill also applies penalties against Iran’s central bank in an effort to hamper […]

Montanans Launch Recall of Senators Who Approved NDAA Military Detention

…Merry Christmas, US Senate

Ralph Lopez Daily Kos 12/25/2011

Disclaimer: I am now a volunteer press contact for this campaign.

From the press release:

Moving quickly on Christmas Day after the US Senate voted 86 – 14 to pass the National Defense Authorization Act of 2011 (NDAA) which allows for the indefinite military detention […]

So…You’ve been ‘Indefinitely Detained’!

An information sheet for U.S. citizens from your United States of America government

Ruben Bolling Tom the Dancing Bug 12/21/2011

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H/T Judge Andrew Napolitano on Facebook:

One day, the war on terrorism will come to an end. All wars do. And when it does, we will find […]

The New York Times Is Suing the DOJ Over the Assassination of Anwar al-Awlaki

Mike Riggs Reason Magazine 12/21/2011

Back in September President Obama had U.S. citizen Anwar al-Awlaki assassinated. When pressed on the legality of using “targeted killing” against a U.S. citizen without first providing due process, the Most Transparent Administration in History™ clammed up. Eventually word leaked that White House and DOJ lawyers had written a memo […]

Glenn Beck Interviewed Rep. Allen West on ‘Indefinite Detention Bill’ Stance

Buck Sexton The Blaze 12/12/2011

In a radio segment Monday morning, Glenn Beck and Congressman Allen West had a lively discussion– and voiced some strong points of disagreement– on the current language of the National Defense Authorization Act, also referred to as the “Indefinite Detention Bill.”

Glenn kicked off the discussion by putting all cards […]