Let's Reconsider the NDAA
The goal of PANDA is to bring this NDAA to national attention so our greatest minds and top leadership of all ages, particularly of future generations, can decide if this is the country that represents the Bill of Rights or represents the evisceration of those rights under the cover of the “War on Terror”.
On Tuesday September 17th 2013, the Mayor and City Council of Coos Bay, Oregon unanimously voted down a resolution not only condemning, but committing city officials to prevent, the possibility of indefinite military detention without trial (on mere suspicion of terrorist affiliations) opened up for Coos Bay residents by the federal government’s passage of the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act.
With the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) coming up for a vote in Congress as soon as next month, now is a good time to revisit the history of the 2012 NDAA's indefinite detention powers, and based on that history, why Congress should seriously think...
In the past several days, The Guardian and The Intercept have published explosive reports detailing the alleged detention, torture, and rights violations at Homan Square by the Chicago Police Department.
I’ll never forget the pain etched in their faces. I’ll never forget the screams, the haunting pleas of mothers at faceless soldiers.
Congressman Heck seems to think our rights come from government, and until this amendment is changed to align with the Constitution it will not truly defend our rights.
As we covered last week, terrorism has been so broadly defined, anything from breaking a school dress code to unfurling banners full of glitter, that it holds little meaning for any rational person.
Now, that long list includes photographers.
It’s not often that a freshman Congressman makes such a splash in D.C. Though since our founding PANDA has focused on the state and local levels, this young Representative’s name keeps coming across our radar, and for good reason. When it comes to resisting the 2012...
Terrorism has become a ridiculous catch-all.
Tomorrow will be my last primary as a Republican.
Rutland, MA – PANDA Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Resistance is pleased to announce its latest civil rights victory. Rutland, MA has passed the Rutland Restoring Constitutional Governance Resolution (RCGR) by a unanimous margin.
With the increasing tendency of politicians and bureaucrats to label dissenters as “terrorists”, time is of the essence.