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H.R.3676 To amend the detainee provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 to specifically state that United States citizens may not be d..., 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Dec 15, 2011 Referred to House Foreign Affairs

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  • 3% of users oppose H.R.3676

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    • (1 comments, Link )

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      specifically, this section of the legislation: "",

    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On January 04, 2012, by renfrowk - This bill does nothing to remove the claimed authority to indefinitely detain foreign citizens without charges or access to attorneys. The rights granted in the Constitution are inalienable and endowed by our Creator and it is completely abhorrent to be of the opinion that non-Americans do not deserve the same respect for their God-given rights.

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      As noted by renfrowk, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 04, 2012, "This bill does nothing to remove the claimed authority to indefinitely detain foreign citizens without charges or access to attorneys. The rights granted in the Constitution are inalienable and endowed by our Creator and it is completely abhorrent to be of the opinion that non-Americans do not deserve the same respect for their God-given rights."
    • On January 19, 2012, by anon810 - That is in the Declaration of Independence which is basically a rant, not law. The Constitution is law.

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      As noted by anon810, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 19, 2012, "That is in the Declaration of Independence which is basically a rant, not law. The Constitution is law."
    • On December 22, 2011, by xcrissxcrossx - I'm excited about this. Effectively fixes the questionable parts of the NDAA.

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      As noted by xcrissxcrossx, a user on OpenCongress.org, on December 22, 2011, "I'm excited about this. Effectively fixes the questionable parts of the NDAA."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Lead Ammo Protection Passes U.S. House with Strong Bipartisan ... - May 21, 2012 by Outdoor Hub Reporters - No one should be celebrating the actions of Jeff Miller. rr. Urge your congressmen to co-sponser H.R. 3676, introduced by Rep. Jeff Landry (LA). This bill states that no. American citizen may be held against their will without all ...

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      As noted by Outdoor Hub Reporters on May 21, 2012, "No one should be celebrating the actions of Jeff Miller. rr. Urge your congressmen to co-sponser H.R. 3676, introduced by Rep. Jeff Landry (LA). This bill states that no. American citizen may be held against their will without all ..." (/url?q=http://www.outdoorhub.com/news/lead-ammo-protection-passes-u-s-house-with-strong-bipartisan-support/&sa=U&ei=ZF3LT8utHobs2AX5hKTaCw&ved=0CE8QmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNHDg7mJ5gYF-3JgaaYrLyAHEr73YQ)
    • Lead Ammo Protection Passes U.S. House with Strong Bipartisan ... - May 21, 2012 by Outdoor Hub Reporters - No one should be celebrating the actions of Jeff Miller. rr. Urge your congressmen to co-sponser H.R. 3676, introduced by Rep. Jeff Landry (LA). This bill states that no. American citizen may be held against their will without all ...

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      As noted by Outdoor Hub Reporters on May 21, 2012, "No one should be celebrating the actions of Jeff Miller. rr. Urge your congressmen to co-sponser H.R. 3676, introduced by Rep. Jeff Landry (LA). This bill states that no. American citizen may be held against their will without all ..." (/url?q=http://www.outdoorhub.com/news/lead-ammo-protection-passes-u-s-house-with-strong-bipartisan-support/&sa=U&ei=7QbKT-_NHoO42wWz7cXaCw&ved=0CEsQmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNHrYBMJWjlixzLii-uQQlOgQ7dCIQ)
    • Lead Ammo Protection Passes U.S. House with Strong Bipartisan ... - May 21, 2012 by Outdoor Hub Reporters - No one should be celebrating the actions of Jeff Miller. rr. Urge your congressmen to co-sponser H.R. 3676, introduced by Rep. Jeff Landry (LA). This bill states that no. American citizen may be held against their will without all ...

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      As noted by Outdoor Hub Reporters on May 21, 2012, "No one should be celebrating the actions of Jeff Miller. rr. Urge your congressmen to co-sponser H.R. 3676, introduced by Rep. Jeff Landry (LA). This bill states that no. American citizen may be held against their will without all ..." (/url?q=http://www.outdoorhub.com/news/lead-ammo-protection-passes-u-s-house-with-strong-bipartisan-support/&sa=U&ei=sr3IT4eMCJLnggfmoel2&ved=0CEsQmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNFWZPi41QSSvgyHbv3QLoHL0I593Q)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Landry defends liberty at Senate Hearing - February 29, 2012 by KPLC TV - And I have introduced H.R. 3676 which, if enacted, would explicitly assure that no American citizen may be detained against their will. Currently, H.R. 3676 enjoys the support of 62 bipartisan cosponsors. The fact that legislation, sponsored by a loyal ...

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      As noted by KPLC TV on February 29, 2012, "And I have introduced H.R. 3676 which, if enacted, would explicitly assure that no American citizen may be detained against their will. Currently, H.R. 3676 enjoys the support of 62 bipartisan cosponsors. The fact that legislation, sponsored by a loyal ..." (http://www.kplctv.com/story/17047378/landry-defends-liberty-at-senate-hearing)
    • Constitutional rights? - February 15, 2012 by Daily Iberian - H.R. 3676 is a one-page bill clearly stating that nothing in the NDAA allows an American to be held in custody without due process or the right to trial. H.R. 3676 is supported by both ends of the political spectrum. My bill has 57 sponsors ...

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      As noted by Daily Iberian on February 15, 2012, "H.R. 3676 is a one-page bill clearly stating that nothing in the NDAA allows an American to be held in custody without due process or the right to trial. H.R. 3676 is supported by both ends of the political spectrum. My bill has 57 sponsors ..." (http://www.iberianet.com/opinion/letters_to_editor/constitutional-rights/article_cc650f78-5801-11e1-ad30-001871e3ce6c.html)
    • Darts and laurels - February 10, 2012 by Independent Florida Alligator - For introducing a bill that we hope will prevent the indefinite detention of American citizens, we give a let's-hope-this-passes LAUREL to the sponsors of H.R. 3676. The bill amends the language of the National Defense Authorization Act to ensure that the

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      As noted by Independent Florida Alligator on February 10, 2012, "For introducing a bill that we hope will prevent the indefinite detention of American citizens, we give a let's-hope-this-passes LAUREL to the sponsors of H.R. 3676. The bill amends the language of the National Defense Authorization Act to ensure that the " (http://www.alligator.org/opinion/editorials/article_0a06f5aa-53a0-11e1-8b8b-001871e3ce6c.html)
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