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Michael McAuliff

Conservative GOP Senator Tries To Strip Government's Ability To Detain Americans Indefinitely | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) mounted a largely symbolic bid Friday to end the White House's authority to indefinitely detain Americans without...

Nine Reasons Our Foreign Policy Makes Us Look Like Complete Hypocrites

C. Robert Gibson | Posted 08.24.2014 | Politics
C. Robert Gibson

Before we start sending off troops to bring all the wonderful things we love about America to the rest of the world, maybe we should tend to our own affairs first. Let's take the log out of our own eye before we talk about the speck in the eye of other countries.

Michael McAuliff

House Vote Maintains Military Ability To Jail People Without Trial | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House voted down a measure Thursday that would have ended the military's ability to indefinitely jail anyone without charge or trial...

Matt Sledge

Key Indefinite Detention Lawsuit Tossed Out | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

A federal appeals court on Wednesday threw out a lawsuit targeting a provision of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 that opponents argue ...

Michael McAuliff

House Vote Preserves Indefinite Detention Of Citizens | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of Representatives voted again Thursday to allow the indefinite military detention of Americans, blocking an amendment th...

Michael McAuliff

Gitmo, Indefinite Detention Battles Emerge Amid NSA Scandal | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the nation already alarmed over revelations of massive National Security Agency data collection, Congress is set to act next week o...

Matt Sledge

NDAA Indefinite Detention Provision Challenged In Court | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

Obama administration lawyers defended the military's indefinite detention powers in Manhattan federal court on Wednesday, claiming civil liberties adv...

Matt Sledge

Obama Signs NDAA Into Law Despite Controversial Provisions | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 on Wednesday, despite his own threat to veto it over prohibitions on clos...

Matt Sledge

Why Rand Paul Calls This Bill An 'Abomination' | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

The Senate passed a version of the National Defense Authorization Act that was stripped of a prohibition of the indefinite military detention of US ci...

Michael McAuliff

Congress Strips Provision To Bar Military Detention Of U.S. Citizens | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress stripped a provision Tuesday from a defense bill that aimed to shield Americans from the possibility of being imprisoned indefi...

Matt Sledge

NDAA Foes Send Emergency Motion To Supreme Court | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics

Opponents of the post-9/11 use of indefinite military detention have filed an emergency motion with the U.S. Supreme Court, seeking to block a law the...

Indefinite Detention Is Already Bad, Don't Add Discrimination

Andrea Prasow | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics
Andrea Prasow

Where the laws fail, as with the codification of indefinite detention, it is incumbent on Congress to correct them. But to do so in a way that rejects the basic principle that everyone is entitled to due process of law, would be a grave mistake.

Texas Lawmakers Make Aggressive Moves Against Indefinite Detention, TSA

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

Republican state lawmakers in Texas submitted two bills this week seeking to counteract the federal government's controversial powers of indefinite de...

Michael McAuliff

Ending Indefinite Detention Irreparably Harms U.S., Obama Administration Argues | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lawyers for the Obama administration are arguing that the United States will be irreparably harmed if it has to abide by a judge's rulin...

Michael McAuliff

Civil Liberties Groups Ask Obama Administration To Let Indefinite Detention Ruling Stand | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Civil liberties groups are asking the Obama administration to stand down and give up defending America's law allowing the indefinite det...

Federal Judge Rebuffs Administration On NDAA, Indefinite Detention

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

A federal judge rejected an Obama administration attempt to beat back her earlier ruling against the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act this week...

Indefinite Detention Showdown Looms In The House

Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

By DONNA CASSATTA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- A showdown looms in the House over whether to end the indefinite detention without trial of t...

Indefinite Detention Provision Blocked

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- A judge on Wednesday struck down a portion of a law giving the government wide powers to regulate the detention, interrogation and prosecu...

Group Launches Recall Effort Over Indefinite Detention Votes

Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

A group of Montanans has launched an effort to recall the state's U.S. congressional delegation over recent votes on a controversial defense bill that...