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Judge Blocks Controversial NDAA

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A federal judge granted a preliminary injunction late Wednesday to block provisions of the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act that would allow the military to indefinitely detain anyone it accuses of knowingly or unknowingly supporting terrorism. Signed by President Barack Obama on New Year's Eve, the 565-page NDAA contains a short paragraph, in statute 1021, letting the military detain anyone it suspects 'substantially supported' al-Qaida, the Taliban or 'associated forces.' The indefinite detention would supposedly last until 'the end of hostilities.'

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There are some honest judges left in the US! Th... by Alan MacDonald on Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 6:28:09 AM