New Bill Authorizes Rendition of American Citizens Living within the United States to Other Countries for Torture

Wednesday, December 21, 2011
By Paul Martin

by George Washington
ZeroHedge.com
12/21/2011

Top experts say that the newly-passed National Defense Authorization Act authorizes indefinite detention of Americans living within the United States.

Top legal experts point out that the government claims the right to assassinate American citizens on U.S. soil without any charge or trial or other Constitutional protection.

I noted last month that Congress was considering repealing prohibitions against torture. (I wrote to attorneys at the ACLU, but haven’t received word yet on whether or such a provision has been enacted).

However, Mother Jones notes today that Congress has explicitly authorized rendition, allowing American Citizens on U.S. soil to be sent to other countries which do torture:

The Rest…HERE

Leave a Reply