Last Saturday hundreds of people gathered at Central Connecticut State University to participate in “An Injury to One is an Injury to All: A Conference in Defense of Civil Liberties and to End Indefinite Detention.”
The connection between these components of the government’s ‘war on terror’ arsenal came into clear focus over the past week.
On November 29, the Senate voted 67-29 to pass Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s Amendment 3018 to the NDAA of 2013: “Sec. 1032. Prohibition on the Indefinite Detention of Citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents.”
Former Bush administration attorney John Bellinger, ACLU Center for Democracy Director Jameel Jaffer and WSJ Pentagon correspondent Julian Barnes appeared on NPR's On Point program to discuss the legality of the Obama administration's seemingly ever-expanding drone war.
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Edvard Munch, "The Scream"
NSA whistleblower Bill Binney and ACLU of Massachusetts Executive Director Carol Rose spoke to a packed crowd at MIT on November 19, 2012. The conversation focused mainly on the military's warrantless wiretapping program and the FISA Amendments Act, but covered a host of topics related to technology, liberty, privacy and security.