#NDAA 2015 Passes In House of Representatives + It Allows Obama To Expand War Against ISIS

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Witness Against Torture: National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Cements Indefinite Detention

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Act of Faith? Congressmen admit to not reading NDAA before voting

RT on Dec 6, 2014

US House members admitted they had not read the entire $585 billion, 1,648-page National Defense Authorization Act, which predominantly specifies budgeting for the Defense Department, before it was voted on Thursday in Congress.

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The 2012 NDAA – The Most Dangerous Law Since the Civil War

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Witness Against Torture: National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Cements Indefinite Detention

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ASecond0pinion·Jan 27, 2013

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The PANDA (People Against the NDAA Mission Statement:

Our Mission is to nonviolently nullify, strike down, repeal, stop, void and fight the indefinite detention provisions, Sections 1021 and 1022, Continue reading

Statement by the President on H.R. 4310 + Obama Signs NDAA 2013 + Kucinich: Indefinite Detention Part of Push to Shred Constitution

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The White House

Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release
January 03, 2013

Statement by the President on H.R. 4310

TIME TO PULL THE PLUG ON KING OBAMA

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STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT

Today I have signed into law H.R. 4310, the “National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013.” I have approved this annual defense authorization legislation, as I have in previous years, because it authorizes essential support for service members and their families, renews vital national security programs, and helps ensure that the United States will continue to have the strongest military in the world.

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NDAA–The Final Battle by Chris Hedges

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December 24, 2012

Witness Against Torture: 96-Hour Cage Vigil at the White House

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Over the past year I and other plaintiffs including Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg have pressed a lawsuit in the federal courts to nullify Section 1021(b)(2) of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This egregious section, which permits the government to use the military to detain U.S. citizens, strip them of due process and hold them indefinitely in military detention centers, could have been easily fixed by Congress. The Senate and House had the opportunity this month to include in the 2013 version of the NDAA an unequivocal statement that all U.S. citizens would be exempt from 1021(b)(2), leaving the section to apply only to foreigners. Continue reading

Tangerine Bolen: NDAA 2013 – Indefinite Detention Without Trial Is Back

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RTAmerica·Dec 19, 2012

If you have been following the National Defense Authorization Act, it is no secret that the issue is anything but a roller coaster ride. Last month the Senate approved an amendment that would prevent the military from detaining American citizens suspected of terrorism without a trial, but on Tuesday lawmakers dropped that same ban. Tangerine Bolen, founder and director for RevolutionTruth, breaks down what the NDAA could mean for Americans.

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Throw out the NDAA, End the Wars and Start Nation Building at Home by Dennis J. Kucinich

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by Dennis J. Kucinich
Washington D.C.
December 13, 2012

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Billions to Continue War, Provoke Iran, Shred the Constitution — All Leading to Perpetual War

Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today released the following statement on the NDAA:

“Today, this House will send the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to conference. Contrary to its title, the bill does not provide for the protection of the American people. It expands war. It further indebts our nation. It encroaches on basic rights with regards to indefinite detention. It eliminates the basic tenet that due process rights apply to everyone in this country – not just American citizens.

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Carl Mayer: NDAA 2013 Still Allows Indefinite Detention Within the US + Tangerine Bolen: NDAA 2013–Unconstitutional Law Passed by Congress

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On Tuesday, the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 came one step closer to becoming law. The US Senate voted 98-0 in favor of the controversial act that could land American citizens behind bars. The NDAA has been challenged in court due to its explosive nature, in it if the president determines anyone an enemy combatant or found affiliated with enemy forces, including American citizens, they could find themselves imprisoned indefinitely by the US military. Carl Mayer, attorney with the Mayer Law groups, breaks down what the NDAA could mean for Americans.
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Carl Mayer: Americans Can Be Indefinitely Detained – NDAA Supported By Court

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On Tuesday, a federal appeals court ruled that the US government can indefinitely detain anyone under the National Defense Authorization Act. This comes as a blow to the ruling that was given earlier this year, when US District Court Judge Catherine Forrest ruled that the NDAA was unconstitutional. So what does this mean for journalists and why was it overturned? Carl Mayer, attorney for The Mayer Law Group, joins us with the latest.

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Chris Hedges: NDAA: It expands the power of the executive branch beyond anything we have seen

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September 28, 2012

Sep 28, 2012 by TheRealNews

Chris Hedges: We filed our lawsuit because this legislation threatens basic democratic rights allowing for indefinite military detention to repress domestic protest.

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Chris Hedges and Tangerine Bolen discuss their lawsuit against Obama over NDAA

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September 28, 2012

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Sep 25, 2012 by

Interview with Tangerine Bolen of Revolution Truth and Chris Hedges American Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist regarding the lawsuit against Obama over the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Section 1021.

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Obama Wins Right To Indefinitely Detain Americans Under NDAA

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Witness Against Torture: 96-Hour Cage Vigil at the White House

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DemocracyNow.org – The Obama administration has filed an emergency appeal of a federal judge’s decision to block a controversial statute that gave the government the power to carry out indefinite detention. Judge Katherine Forrest ruled against a provision in the National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, authorizing the imprisonment of anyone deemed a terrorism suspect anywhere in the world without charge or trial. A group of journalists, scholars and political activists had brought the case, arguing the provision was so broad it could easily infringe on freedom of speech. Continue reading

NDAA: We Won’t Stop Fighting This by Chris Hedges

by Chris Hedges
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September 17, 2012

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In January I sued President Barack Obama over Section 1021(b)(2) of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which authorized the military to detain U.S. citizens indefinitely, strip them of due process and hold them in military facilities, including offshore penal colonies. Last week, round one in the battle to strike down the onerous provision, one that saw me joined by six other plaintiffs including Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg, ended in an unqualified victory for the public. U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest, who accepted every one of our challenges to the law, made her temporary injunction of the section permanent. In short, she declared the law unconstitutional.

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Chris Hedges: The Assault on Civil Liberties Under Obama More Egregious Than Under Bush + Carl Mayer: They Can’t Chill Your Freedom of Speech

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September 14, 2012

Witness Against Torture: 96-Hour Cage Vigil at the White House

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Chris Hedges, Truthdig “The World As It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress” joins Thom Hartmann. Civil liberties advocates led by journalists and writers Chris Hedges, Daniel Ellsberg, and Noam Chomsky secured a big victory yesterday. Federal Judge Katherine Forrest struck down the controversial indefinite detention provision passed and signed by President Obama on New Year’s Eve last year as part of the National Defense Authorization Act. Continue reading

White House Appeals NDAA Indefinite Detention Ruling

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On Thursday, a Federal judge made permanent an injunction barring the indefinite detention of Americans without charge under the National Defense Authorization Act. The group of plaintiffs in this case comprised of seven journalists claiming this piece of legislation jeopardizes their livelihood. Their argument was that under the NDAA they could be detained indefinitely for just reporting on the violence in the Middle-East and interacting with terrorists. Kevin Gosztola, a blogger with FireDogLake.com, joins us with more.

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Federal Court In New York Just Ruled Indefinite Detention Unconstitutional and Issued A Permanent Injunction Against Use Of That Law

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Updated Sept 13, 2012

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Sept. 12, 2012

We Won! Tell Obama: Don’t Appeal NDAA Court Ruling

We did it! But now we need your help putting pressure on Obama.

A federal court in New York just ruled indefinite detention UNCONSTITUTIONAL and issued a permanent injunction against use of that law. The provision would have allowed the military to detain civilians — even Americans — indefinitely and without trial if they’re accused of certain crimes or even just associated with certain criminals.

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