The National Defense Authorization Act(NDAA) of 2012 was sign on December 31, 2011 by President Obama.

The NDAA is a federal law that specifies the budget and expenditures of the Department of Defense, and it has been enacted for each of the last 49 years. However in the 2012 version the Government has slipped in verbiage that grossly oversteps our civil liberties and basically dismantles the Bill of Rights beyond what the Patriot Act did.

Fox's Freedom Watch did an excellent job of covering it with Rand Paul as a guest.

 

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow digs in to the details of Obama's speech about "indefinite detention"

The Youth Turks rips into Obama's signing statement and how the laws in the NDAA 2012 do in fact apply to US citizens.

An interview with Jonathan Turley, Professor of Law at Georgetown University School of Law.

NDAA Articles

"...any military detention of American citizens or others within the United States is unconstitutional and illegal, including under the NDAA." Read more
"...including the possibility of detaining citizens in military custody without trial for as long as there is a war on terror."  Read more

"Other recent and bizarre abuses in Britain in the name of the Anti-Terrorism Act have been...the taking control of an Icelandic bank's funds on the grounds that the bank's collapse might hurt the UK economy."  Read more
"Worse, the NDAA authorizes the military to detain even US citizens under the broad new anti-terrorism provisions provided in the bill, once again without trial." Read more  

Participate Now

Saturday, February 11th at Noon State Democratic Party Convention located at 111 West Harbor Drive. – Join up with us at Children’s Park with banners, signs and flags, at Island and First Avenue.
Join us in demonstrating against both of the main political parties – as both the Democratic and Republican parties are responsible for the passage of this Act.   Friday, February 3rd at 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. at both these Congressional offices:   Congresswoman Susan Davis’ office 2700 Adams Avenue in Normal Heights
Congressman Duncan Hunter’s office at 1870 Cordell Street in El Cajon.