Activists around the nation have raised warnings about the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)’s detention provisions, sections 1021 and 1022, since the law was signed on December 31st, 2011. Alarm about those citizen detention provisions has now reached a Texas Senate race…
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness…” – Charles Dickens.
On August 25, 2013, the American Muslim Political Action Committee (AMPAC) released a Press Release for the “Million American March Against Fear (MAMAF)” listing PANDA and our Founder, Dan Johnson, as supporters/organizers of the event. It has also come to our attention that this information is listed on the event page. This was incorrect.
This was my third attempt to discuss the NDAA with him. In previous conversations, he had always attempted to dodge and deflect questions regarding the NDAA and to shut me down in my effort to push the issue. This town hall would be no different.
Has our rights to a fair trial & to face our accuser been forfeited due to the NDAA? Didn’t Ben Franklin warn us about sacrificing our freedoms for security because in the end we lose both?