Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Thank you, Your Honor!

Military Detention Law Blocked by New York Judge
A federal judge temporarily blocked enforcement of a part of the National Defense Authorization Act that opponents claim could subject them to indefinite military detention for activities including news reporting and political activism.
U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest in Manhattan today ruled in favor of a group of writers and activists who sued President Barack Obama, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and the Defense Department, claiming a provision of the act, signed into law Dec. 31, puts them in fear that they could be arrested and held by U.S. armed forces.


I never thought I'd be saying Thank You to a motherfucking judge.....


RichardR said...

Let's just hope it stands. Some dipshit in a "higher" court is liable to knock down that ruling.

Glenn B said...

Believe me when I say, I am shocked that a judge, an Obama appointee, with the Eastern District of NY has made such a ruling. Goad damn she has got balls right here in the heart of darkness!

Cheesy said...

New York, no less.