Letter Points to Dangerous Mischaracterization in National Defense Authorization Act Ruling
The letter by Raymond Lotta, printed below, addresses highly important legal and political issues focused
up in a recent lawsuit initiated by several progressive activists, journalists, and scholars. The lawsuit
is contesting the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2012, in particular one of its key provisions,
section 1021. The NDAA gives any president the power to detain U.S. citizens indefinitely in military prisons,
without charge or trial. It is a very ominous and threatening development.
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