• Petitioned United States Congress

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United States Congress

Vote No on S. 1867, the National Defense Authorization Act

    1. Diana Brooks
    2. Petition by

      Diana Brooks

      Stratford, NJ

Senators need to hear from you, on whether you think your front yard is part of a “battlefield” and if any president can send the military anywhere in the world to imprison civilians without charge or trial. The power is so broad that even U.S. citizens could be swept up by the military and the military could be used far from any battlefield, even within the United States itself. People can be imprisoned without charge or trial, indefinitely. The senators pushing the indefinite detention proposal have made their goals very clear that they want an okay for a worldwide military battlefield, that even extends to your hometown. That is an extreme position that will forever change our country. If the Senate finds itself unwilling to say NO altogether, then at least vote YES on the Udall Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act.

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    • Bonny Stroebel PRETORIA, HI
      • almost 3 years ago

      We cannot tolerate this anymore, this is a crime against our Human Rights and in South Africa this ridiculous government has just passed a "Secrecy Bill" taking away the publics right to know, reporters rights to inform and ultimately have enforced there right to hide corruption We too are enraged by this injustice~ENOUGH!!!!!!!! If you care about JUSTICE for Woman and Children of violent sexual assault please stand together for change~http://www.change.org/petitions/the-south-african-justice-system-to-sentence-rapists-pedophiles-to-50years-to-life-imprisonment?te=seia

      Also see: ROSIE FOR CHANGE~to see her Blog: http://www.memoirofaredemptivelife.com/2011/12/another-incident-of-child-sexual-abuse.html#links

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    • Whitney Liu SAN JOSE, CA
      • almost 3 years ago

      This directly contridicts the constitution and Bill of Right. NOT A HAPPY PERSON RIGHT NOW!

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    • Ero Gray BROOKLYN, NY
      • almost 3 years ago

      Real patriots don't try to turn America into a police state.

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    • clifton hicks BOONE, NC
      • almost 3 years ago

      This Iraq War veteran is STILL willing to sacrifice his life in defense of the U.S. Constitution.

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    • John Twigg ARVADA, CO
      • almost 3 years ago

      there are just so many reasons to sign. It seems unconstitutional and completely un-American to even be considering this bill that would strip away the constitutional rights of American Citizens. This bill could be the final step in the conversion of our country into a police state.

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