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Sen. Lindsey Graham has provided the White House with a draft of proposed legislation allowing for the indefinite detention of suspects against whom no charges have been filed. The ACLU responds:
The American Civil Liberties Union believes that detaining individuals indefinitely without charging them with a crime or providing them a meaningful opportunity to challenge their detention is un-American and violates our commitment to due process and the rule of law.
It has some advice for Obama:[More...]
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As part of their immigration reform legislation, Sen. Lindsey Graham and Chuck Schumer are proposing all Americans get national ID cards. The cards would be high-tech social security cards and required to obtain employment in the U.S.
“We would require all U.S. citizens and legal immigrants who want jobs to obtain a high-tech, fraud-proof Social Security card. Each card’s unique biometric identifier would be stored only on the card; no government database would house everyone’s information,” they said. “The cards would not contain any private information, medical information or tracking devices. The card would be a high-tech version of the Social Security card that citizens already have.”
The problem: It will be expanded far beyond that purpose: [More...]
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