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Sen. Rand Paul Renews Fight Over Indefinite Detention of US Citizens

Sen. Rand Paul Renews Fight Over Indefinite Detention of US Citizens

The Hill ^ | Nov. 25, 2012 | Jeremy Herb

Posted on Sunday, November 25, 2012 9:22:47 AM by VitacoreVision

Sen. Rand Paul renews fight over indefinite detention of US citizens

The Hill

Nov. 25, 2012

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is bringing a new — and more aggressive — approach to a longstanding debate over the Defense authorization bill, threatening to filibuster the bill to get a vote on his amendment limiting indefinite detention.

Paul’s amendment takes a new tack to curb the military’s ability to indefinitely detain U.S. citizens suspected of terrorism by affirming they have the right to a speedy trial by jury under the Sixth Amendment.

His push to change the indefinite detention laws for U.S. citizens follows a contentious fight last year

via Sen. Rand Paul Renews Fight Over Indefinite Detention of US Citizens.

 

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