ndaa 2014

Politics
Back in June, when the House passed its first version of the FY14 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the anti-gay crowd was doing a victory dance over the fact that the House version of the bill included Rep. John Fleming's (R-LA) so-called "religious freedom" amendment.
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“The proposed defense bill is the first step toward untangling the knot that is Guantanamo,” Dixon Osburn of Human Rights
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The Senate impasse was on full display Wednesday night. Gillibrand described in explicit terms several horrific assaults
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Alyona talks to investigative reporter Jason Leopold about the controversial news that Guantanamo Bay hunger strike detainees
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The Supreme Court ruled that detainees have a right to be presented to a judge, and a right to be tried in a military court
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The sweeping law that allows the president to wage an unlimited global war on terror would be repealed under a bill set to be offered this week. Alyona talks to the man behind the repeal bill, Representative Adam Schiff from California.
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"If we authorize a new and more limited AUMF, we are nonetheless continuing a war footing," Schiff said. "On the other hand
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"The prisoners are treated in a way that Americans can be proud of how we are handling that," said Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R