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indefinite military detention
 

Great news! U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid vowed to block the controversial defense authorization bill because it calls for indefinite military detention in the United States.

Congress should focus on strengthening established and effective counterterrorism tools, rather than forcing the military to take on law enforcement functions and keeping Guantanamo open as a permanent fixture of second-class justice.

Now, the defense authorization bill is going back to Senators Levin and McCain, chair and ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee respectively, for reconsideration.

Urge Senators Levin and McCain to strip the defense authorization bill of language that calls for indefinite military detention!



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Number Date Name Location
2007 6.5 years ago Susan Strong
2006 6.5 years ago Rev. Colvin San Francisco, CA
2005 6.5 years ago John C. Board Helena, MT
2004 6.5 years ago Amanda Sloane Portland, OR
2003 6.5 years ago Bernardo Foschetti Yucca Valley, CA
2002 6.5 years ago Jeane Harrison Des Moines, IA
2001 6.5 years ago Stephen Rosenblum Palo Alto, CA
2000 6.5 years ago Bret Smith Santa Cruz, CA
1999 6.5 years ago Michael Klausing Nitro, WV
1998 6.5 years ago Joan Zawaski Oakland, CA
1997 6.5 years ago Jose Luis Greco Danbury, CT
1996 6.5 years ago Rose M. Berkowitz Austin, TX
1995 6.5 years ago William Beam East Bend, NC
1994 6.5 years ago Hugh Harris Santa Rosa, CA
1993 6.5 years ago Carol Kaminsky kaminsky amherst, MA
1992 6.5 years ago Calvin Rittenhouse Mount Vernon, OH
1991 6.5 years ago C M N, IL
1990 6.5 years ago Jerold M Gorski Irvine, CA
1989 6.5 years ago David Mann Phoenix, AZ
1988 6.5 years ago Anonymous Naperville, IL
1987 6.5 years ago Anonymous CA
1986 6.5 years ago Ralph Dickar Staten Island, NY
1985 6.5 years ago Kathleen Gross Richmond, VA
1984 6.5 years ago James Johnston DuBois, PA
1983 6.5 years ago phillip markis westminster, CO
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