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Rep. Marsha Blackburn works to PROTECT America from GITMO Detainees

by @ Monday, July 21st, 2014. Filed under 9/11, Gitmo, Guantanamo

Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn (R, TN-7) has introduced H.R. 4836, the PROTECT Act, to criminalize the transfer of detainees held at Guantanamo Bay to the United States. Congressman Frank Wolf (R, VA-10) co-sponsored the bill.
Rep. Blackburn explains in the video below why this legislation is necessary.

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Senate should oppose D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals nominee Caitlin Halligan

In 2009, current D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals nominee Caitlin Halligan donated her legal services pro bono and co-authored amicus brief which argued that the 2001 AUMF did not authorize indefinite military detention of captured unlawful enemy combatants.

The Honorable Senator Mitch McConnell
United States Senate
Washington, D.C.
March 4, 2013
Dear Senator McConnell,
We are writing today to express our [...]

9/11 Families: Thomson Prison Purchase First Step to Bring Gitmo Detainees to U.S. Soil (Updated with DOJ filing)

by @ Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012. Tags: , , , ,
Filed under 9/11, Guantanamo, Thompson prison, Thomson

Updated 6:05 PM EDT, Oct 2, 2012: The Department of Justice filed a notice of condemnation in U.S. District Court today to take possession of Thomson Prison. In part, the purpose of the acquisition reads as follows:
“… as well as to provide humane and secure confinement of individuals held under authority of any Act of [...]

9/11 Families Urge Congress to Withhold Funding for Thomson Prison

by @ Friday, July 27th, 2012. Tags: , , ,
Filed under 9/11, Barack Obama, Congress, Guantanamo, Thompson prison, Thomson

9/11 FAMILIES URGE CONGRESS TO WITHHOLD FUNDING FOR THOMSON PRISON
July 27, 2012 [...]

Charles ‘Cully’ Stimson on the trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed

Yesterday, on Freedom Radio, I interviewed Charles “Cully” Stimson of the Heritage Foundation about Saturday’s arraignment at Guantanamo Bay of 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and what we are likely to see as the trial gets underway:
“The defendants are very, very ably represented and the government has put forward a good team, and that’s [...]

Justice coming for 9/11; KSM and cohorts to be arraigned May 5 at Guantanamo

by @ Tuesday, April 10th, 2012. Tags: , , ,
Filed under 9/11, Guantanamo, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed

Self-admitted 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his four senior cohorts will be arraigned May 5 at Guantanamo. The five will be tried together on 8 counts, 5 of which are capital crimes. The New York Post reports:
The US military announced last week that the five would be tried jointly by military commission on charges [...]

Military Commission 9/11 murder and conspiracy charges to be resworn against KSM et al

We received tonight from the Office of Military Commssions that the charges against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his four senior cohorts will be resworn Tuesday:
30 May 2011
2000 hours
Dear 9/11 Families,
We wanted to inform you that charges will be sworn tomorrow against Khalid Sheikh [...]

Debra Burlingame on civilian 9/11 trial forum: ‘People stood up and said this is wrong’

On the Tammy Bruce Show today, Debra Burlingame discussed what changed the 9/11 trial forum decision made by President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder from a civilian trial to a military commission at Guantanamo. “Peoples’ voices; it really does make a difference.”

Listen to the rest at TammyBruce.com.
Note: While Eric Holder last week blamed [...]

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