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Senate To Vote On Bill That Would Allow Military To Intern American Citizens Without Trial

Senate To Vote On Bill That Would Allow Military To Intern American Citizens Without Trial

The Senate is going to vote on whether Congress will give this president—and every future president — the power to order the military to pick up and imprison without charge or trial civilians anywhere in the world. The power is so broad that even U.S. citizens could be swept up by the military and the military could be used far from any battlefield, even within the United States itself,” writes Chris Anders of the ACLU Washington Legislative Office.

| November 28, 2011 | 5 Comments
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