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S.3081 Enemy Belligerent, Interrogation, Detention, and Prosecution Act of 2010, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 04, 2010 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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  • 7% of users support S.3081

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    • Campaign for Liberty

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    • Arkansas Libertarian Party

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On March 13, 2010, by spender - I never thought I'd see everyone on this site so decidedly on the same side of an issue. Then again, I never thought I'd see such a horrifically evil bill introduced in Congress. The Senators who sponsored this bill must not take their oaths to defend the Constitution very seriously.

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      As noted by spender, a user on OpenCongress.org, on March 13, 2010, "I never thought I'd see everyone on this site so decidedly on the same side of an issue. Then again, I never thought I'd see such a horrifically evil bill introduced in Congress. The Senators who sponsored this bill must not take their oaths to defend the Constitution very seriously."
    • On March 09, 2010, by bbollino - Bill S3081 - Enemy Belligerent... is an unconstitutional bill. It takes away US citizens Miranda rights without an opportunity to defend themselves through a trial or lawyer, which is a basic right, not PRIVILEGE for all American citizens. If any US citizen shows opposition to the government or questions the ethics of some bills going through, then the government can kidnap them and hold them for questioning without any rebuttal through this unconstitutional bill being proposed in the senate. VOTE NO TO S 3081!!!

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      As noted by bbollino, a user on OpenCongress.org, on March 09, 2010, "Bill S3081 - Enemy Belligerent... is an unconstitutional bill. It takes away US citizens Miranda rights without an opportunity to defend themselves through a trial or lawyer, which is a basic right, not PRIVILEGE for all American citizens. If any US citizen shows opposition to the government or questions the ethics of some bills going through, then the government can kidnap them and hold them for questioning without any rebuttal through this unconstitutional bill being proposed in the senate. VOTE NO TO S 3081!!!"
    • On March 11, 2010, by MisesRothbardWoods - Wow.....absolutely disgusting and horrifying. I would expect to see this type of legislation in Iran, China, N. Korea, etc. Who are McCain and Lieberman working for? Why are they threatened by the truth? These politicians are enemies to American citizens.

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      As noted by MisesRothbardWoods, a user on OpenCongress.org, on March 11, 2010, "Wow.....absolutely disgusting and horrifying. I would expect to see this type of legislation in Iran, China, N. Korea, etc. Who are McCain and Lieberman working for? Why are they threatened by the truth? These politicians are enemies to American citizens."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • H.R.755: Investing in Our Future Act of 2011 - U.S. Congress ... - February 15, 2011 by opencongress.org - This Bill currently has no wiki content. If you would like to create a wiki entry for this bill, please Login, and then select the wiki tab to create it. .... Opposing Bill, Opposing Senator, Opposing Representative. S.3081 Enemy Belligerent Int.. ... Open

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      As noted by opencongress.org on February 15, 2011, "This Bill currently has no wiki content. If you would like to create a wiki entry for this bill, please Login, and then select the wiki tab to create it. .... Opposing Bill, Opposing Senator, Opposing Representative. S.3081 Enemy Belligerent Int.. ... Open" (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h755/show)
    • A Detention Bill You Ought to Read More Carefully | Kent Student ... - December 30, 2010 by Kent Student Liberty Alliance - On March 4th of 2010, McCain introduced S.3081, a bill that would not only suspend Habeous Corpus, but also give additional power to the president. The bill sets out a comprehensive policy for the detention, interrogation and trial of ...

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      As noted by Kent Student Liberty Alliance on December 30, 2010, "On March 4th of 2010, McCain introduced S.3081, a bill that would not only suspend Habeous Corpus, but also give additional power to the president. The bill sets out a comprehensive policy for the detention, interrogation and trial of ..." (http://kentsla.org/2010/12/31/a-detention-bill-you-ought-to-read-more-carefully/)
    • Alex Breaks Down McCain-Graham S.3081 Indefinite Detention ... - December 22, 2010 by Gina Gillespie - Alex Breaks Down McCain-Graham S.3081 Indefinite Detention & Torture Bill on The Alex Jones Show. Dissenters To Be Detained As Enemy Belligerents? Paul Joseph Watson www.prisonplanet.com Monday, March 8, 2010 Since the establishment ...

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      As noted by Gina Gillespie on December 22, 2010, "Alex Breaks Down McCain-Graham S.3081 Indefinite Detention & Torture Bill on The Alex Jones Show. Dissenters To Be Detained As Enemy Belligerents? Paul Joseph Watson www.prisonplanet.com Monday, March 8, 2010 Since the establishment ..." (http://cammunity.superchatroulette.com/ginagillespie/2010/12/23/alex-breaks-down-mccain-graham-s-3081-indefinite-detention-torture-bill-on-the-alex-jones-show/)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • S. 3081 and John Thune: National Security Trumps Essential Liberty - October 17, 2010 by Dakota Voice - ...to an Orwellian panoptic gulag. America’s promise has always been the power of the many to rule, instead of the one. S.3081 returns unilateral power to the one. It’s ill-conceived, elitist, and end-runs our inherent Constitutional protections. Found

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      As noted by Dakota Voice on October 17, 2010, "...to an Orwellian panoptic gulag. America’s promise has always been the power of the many to rule, instead of the one. S.3081 returns unilateral power to the one. It’s ill-conceived, elitist, and end-runs our inherent Constitutional protections. Found" (http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/DakotaVoice/~3/6mT5GR9udBw/)
    • John McCain's attack on liberty - August 24, 2010 by Renew America - ...himself. He has introduced two bills in the US Senate that are about as Machiavellian as they could be. I am referring to S.3081, a bill that would authorize the federal government to detain American citizens indefinitely without trial, and S.3002, a bi

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      As noted by Renew America on August 24, 2010, "...himself. He has introduced two bills in the US Senate that are about as Machiavellian as they could be. I am referring to S.3081, a bill that would authorize the federal government to detain American citizens indefinitely without trial, and S.3002, a bi" (http://www.renewamerica.com/columns/baldwin/100824)
    • Letters From An Ordinary Citizen : Wrong....Again! - August 24, 2010 by Town Hall - ...that would allow American citizens thought to be a threat to be arrested and heldwithout benefit of trial or counsel! The new law, S.3081, The “Enemy Belligerent Interrogation, Detention, and Prosecution Act of 2010", is so broadly written that it mig

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      As noted by Town Hall on August 24, 2010, "...that would allow American citizens thought to be a threat to be arrested and heldwithout benefit of trial or counsel! The new law, S.3081, The “Enemy Belligerent Interrogation, Detention, and Prosecution Act of 2010", is so broadly written that it mig" (http://lettersfromanordinarycitizen.blogtownhall.com/2010/08/25/wrongagain!.thtml)
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