Do You Miss Our Constitution?

No previous American law has been as subversive as the Military Commissions Act of 2006

Meanwhile, Amnesty International is so justifiably alarmed by the Military Commissions Act that "Amnesty International groups in Great Britain, Germany, Australia, and Japan are mobilizing their members and governments to help create global pressure to reverse the MCA and end other human rights abuses, including shutting down Guantanamo Bay."

Human Rights Watch's Joanne Mariner: lighting up "dark arts."
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Human Rights Watch's Joanne Mariner: lighting up "dark arts."

Amnesty International is also, of course, mobilizing its members in this country. You don't have to be a member to write—or otherwise urgently contact your representatives and senators. New Yorkers might start with Senators Clinton and Schumer, neither of whom are in the forefront of this legislation to bring back what we used to stand for around the world.

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