New Military Detention Powers Threaten Basic Rights

Obama Expands Militarization of Police

May 23, 2013

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

Judges to Review Constitutionality of NDAA Military Detention Legislation

September 28, 2012

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

The Military, Mass Protest and the NDAA Indefinite Detention

June 12, 2012

Viewer Questions for Larry Wilkerson about NDAA and the US Military Officer Corp

Why Pass Indefinite Military Detention Law Now?

June 12, 2012

Larry Wilkerson: This may have more to do with getting ready for war against Iran than fighting the Taliban and Al Qaeda

House Votes Down NDAA Amendment to End Indefinite Detention

May 24, 2012

Federal judge calls for an injunction on NDAA’s indefinite detention provision

New Military Detention Powers Threaten Basic Rights

December 22, 2011

David Swanson: President Obama in full support of provisions that target US citizens and others with extraordinary powers of detention without trial

Military to Gain Power of Indefinite Detention in Senate Bill

December 8, 2011

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