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Bill To End Indefinite Detention Fails In House

WASHINGTON — A judge may have found unconstitutional the law that allows people to be held indefinitely without trial by the military, but the House of Representatives voted Friday to keep it anyway.


Justin Amash posted on his Facebook page:

The Republican-controlled House rejected an amendment by Reps. Adam Smith, a Democrat and Justin Amash, a Republican, that would have barred indefinite detention and rolled back mandatory military custody. The vote was 238-182.

“The frightening thing here is that the government is claiming the power under the Afghanistan authorization for use of military force as a justification for entering American homes to grab people, indefinitely detain them and not give them a charge or trial,” Amash said during hours of House debate.

Read More: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/05/18/house-oks-indefinite-definition-terror-suspects/

Read More: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/18/indefinite-detention-bill-fails_n_1525659.html

(Above video description) King John was a ruthless king. He took the rights from the people and imprisoned them without trial. The Magna Carta was written because of the rising up of the people, and gave the rights back to the English free men. Is history repeating itself with the NDAA being passed recently in the United States? Has the right to Habeas corpus been taken from us as American citizens?

Read More: http://reason.com/blog/2012/05/18/justin-amash-and-others-anti-detainment

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