score one for the people yay!


Today’s hero is —

US District Judge Katherine Forrest who issued a temporary injunction prohibiting enforcement of portions of the National Defense Authorization Act 2012 (NDAA) that relate to open-ended military detention of “suspects,” rejecting the Obama Administration’s arguments that the eight plaintiffs in the case, including Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg, did not have standing to contest such detention practices.

Take that, you unconstitutional scholar you. I mean, erm, Mr. President.

Read more:

•Court Rejects Obama Arguments, Enjoins Against NDAA Detentions
•Federal court enjoins NDAA [Salon]
•Federal judge blocks indefinite detention provision of NDAA [Raw Story]
•Judge Blocks Portion of NDAA [Truthdig]
•Ron Paul, Adam Smith Push To End Indefinite Detention Of Americans [Huffington Post]


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