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New Military Detention Powers Threaten Basic Rights

Obama Expands Militarization of Police
Among items transfered to local law enforcement agencies have been assault rifles and grenade launchers, even Blackhawk helicopters and .50 caliber machine guns; In fiscal year 2011 alone, the Pentagon transferred almost $500 million worth of materials to domestic law enforcement - near double the previous year's total

  May 23, 2013

Judges to Review Constitutionality of NDAA Military Detention Legislation
Chris Hedges: We filed our lawsuit because this legislation threatens basic democratic rights allowing for indefinite military detention to repress domestic protest

  September 28, 2012

Why Pass Indefinite Military Detention Law Now?
Larry Wilkerson: This may have more to do with getting ready for war against Iran than fighting the Taliban and Al Qaeda

  June 12, 2012

The Military, Mass Protest and the NDAA Indefinite Detention
Viewer Questions for Larry Wilkerson about NDAA and the US Military Officer Corp

  June 12, 2012

House Votes Down NDAA Amendment to End Indefinite Detention
Federal judge calls for an injunction on NDAA's indefinite detention provision

  May 24, 2012

Wilkerson: New Military Powers the Road to Tyranny
TRNN Replay: Larry Wilkerson: National Defense Authorization Act that passed the Senate giving the military power for indefinite detention without trial is a draconian violation of our rights

  December 9, 2011

New Military Detention Powers Threaten Basic Rights
David Swanson: President Obama in full support of provisions that target US citizens and others with extraordinary powers of detention without trial

  December 22, 2011

Military to Gain Power of Indefinite Detention in Senate Bill
Ray McGovern: Amendment to NDAA gives military the right to operate on American soil, detain people without trial for an indefinite period of time including US citizens

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