This Is The Section Of The NDAA That Is Causing People To Freak Out
Jan. 5, 2012
For 49 years the National Defense Authorization Act was a simple law signed off on by the President to give the Department of Defense the money it needed to get through another 12 months of spending.
This year, the Senate Armed Services Chairman Carl Levin (D-Mich) and senior member John McCain (R.-Ariz.) crafted provisions for the bill that many said would erode the 5th Amendment.
Although Obama initially promised to veto any bill containing the Armed Services amendments, he ultimately signed the full package into law on New Year’s Eve while vacationing with his family in Hawaii.
So why exactly are people freaking out about this bill?
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