Nevada’s SB378, The Liberty Preservation Act to nullify NDAA Indefinite detention, is in the Senate Judiciary Committee. It will require a hearing and vote before going to the State Senate for debate and vote.
Please take the following steps to help pass SB378 – and nullify indefinite detention in Nevada!
1.Contact the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Judiciary. Politely let him know that you’d like him to schedule a hearing and vote on SB378. And also encourage him to vote YES.
Tick Segerblom 775-684-1422 firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Contact all the Members of the Senate Judiciary committee. Strongly but respectfully, urge each of them to vote YES on SB378 to take a stand against NDAA “indefinite detention.”
Ruben J. Kihuen 702-274-1707 Ruben.Kihuen@sen.state.nv.us
Aaron D. Ford 702-772-5544 Aaron.Ford@sen.state.nv.us
Justin C. Jones 702-265-5878 Justin.Jones@sen.state.nv.us
Greg Brower 775-684-1419 Greg.Brower@sen.state.nv.us
Scott Hammond 702-523-9055 Scott.Hammond@sen.state.nv.us
Mark Hutchison 702-233-2049 Mark.Hutchison@sen.state.nv.us
3. Encourage your local community to take action as well. Present the Liberty Preservation Act to your city county, your town council, or your county commissioners. Various local governments around the country are already passing similar resolutions and ordinances. Local legislative action present a great way to strengthen a statewide campaign against NDAA indefinite detention
Model legislation here:
4. Get connected to what is happening in your state on Facebook
Join the Nullify NDAA in Nevada group on facebook here: http://www.facebook.com/groups/nullifyndaanevada/
5. Share this information widely. Please pass this along to your friends and family. Also share it with any and all grassroots groups you’re in contact with around the state. Please encourage them to email this information to their members and supporters.
BACKGROUND ARTICLES AND INFORMATION ON NDAA “INDEFINITE DETENTION”
Note: while some believe that the 2013 NDAA eliminated indefinite detention, it does not. Dianne Feinstein introduced a very weak amendment to 2013 – and it failed anyway. 2012 indefinite detention provisions remain in tact – and the Obama administration is aggressively defending them in court.
Also, a case about indefinite detention is still being heard in federal court. Last year, Federal Judge Katherine Forrest struck down these indefinite detention powers as unconstitutional. She issued a temporary court order blocking the use of these powers. That order was revoked by the appeals court and indefinite detention powers remain while the case is currently on appeal but not decided.
Additionally, when asked by Judge Forrest if the federal government was using indefinite detention in violation of her temporary order blocking it, Barack Obama’s attorneys refused to confirm, leaving the door open that the Feds were potentially using this power in secret, even in outright defiance of an order from the federal courts.
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