Sen. Levin: Senate Vote on 2014 NDAA May Be Delayed

by Source: thenewamerican.com Owing to its preoccupation with the situation in Syria and the impending “shutdown” of the government, it appears that Congress won’t turn its attention to passing the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2014 until later in the year. That may be a very good thing. A story published in […]

‘The Other Guantanamo’ – Indefinite detention at Bagram Air Force Base

by Source: rt.com Prisoners trapped in indefinite detention at Bagram Air Force base have experienced significant emotional and financial hardship as a result of their murky legal status at the US outpost in Afghanistan, according to a new report. Justice Project Pakistan (JPP), a Pakistani legal organization representing 11 of the approximately 60 non-Afghan detainees […]

California State Anti-NDAA Bill Passed; Goes to Governor

by Source: thenewamerican.com The California State Senate on September 3 unanimously approved a bill to severely limit the federal government’s unconstitutional power to indefinitely detain citizens of the Golden State under provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). By a vote of 37-0, state senators expressed bipartisan support of the Bill of Rights and […]

NDAA Nullification Bill Headed to Floor of California State Senate

by Source: thenewamerican.com On August 12 the California Senate Appropriations Committee sent to the floor a bill making it more difficult for residents of the Golden State to be indefinitely detained under provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Known as the California Liberty Preservation Act, AB 351 is backed by a politically diverse […]

NDAA Indefinite Detention Without Trial Approved by Appeals Court

by Source: thenewamerican.com The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second District struck down an injunction against indefinite detention of U.S. citizens by the president under the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 in a July 17 ruling that is a blow to civil liberties protected by the U.S. Constitution. The appellate court ruled: Plaintiffs […]

Obama wins back the right to indefinitely detain under NDAA

by Source: rt.com The Obama administration has won the latest battle in their fight to indefinitely detain US citizens and foreigners suspected of being affiliated with terrorists under the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012. Congress granted the president the authority to arrest and hold individuals accused of terrorism without due process under the NDAA, […]

PANDA and OATH KEEPERS Under Fire In Oregon

by Source: oathkeepers.org by Elias Alias Consider this to be a call to action for all Oath Keepers and Patriots. Our man in South-West Oregon is Tom McKirgan. I have enjoyed speaking with, and working with, Tom this year as he pushes the envelope for freedom in his neck of the woods. Right now, Tom […]

House Passes 2014 NDAA; NSA Surveillance Will Lead to Indefinite Detention

by Source: thenewamerican.com The annual renewal of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is underway on Capitol Hill. On June 14, by a vote of 315-108, the House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2014 version of the NDAA (HR 1960). Several amendments to the defense spending legislation were proposed, many of which were approved either […]

No trial, transfer or release: Gitmo's 'indefinite detainees' identified

by Source: rt.com For the first time since President Obama took office Washington has publicly disclosed the names of inmates at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp classified as “indefinite detainees” – those who pose too great a threat to release but cannot be tried in court. The 48 inmates were first identified in 2009 when […]

Did Senator McCain Violate NDAA By Hanging Out With Syrian Rebels?

by Source: oathkeepers,org This article was written by Travis Thornton and originally published at United Liberty In case you missed it, Senator John McCain took the opportunity this Memorial Day to cross the Turkey-Syria border and hang out with Syrian rebels. These are the same rebels with ties to Al Qaeda. These are the same […]