Learn how the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act threatens your civil rights, answer common questions, and learn how to take action to stop it in your backyard.
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.
A few days ago, the United States Justice Department submitted its brief in Hedges v. Obama, a suit challenging Section 1021 (b) of the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act. In it, they argue the Court should dismiss Hedges for lack of standing.
MIDDLETON, ID – In a unanimous vote of 4-0, the Middleton, Idaho city council banned the application of the NDAA and the laws of war within their city. With the passage of the Middleton resolution, 5 cities have now stood for the Constitutional rights of their people.
PANDA National sets a Congressman straight on the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act and civilian detention, and how you can do the same…
In a vote of 2-1, the Gem County, Idaho Commission voted to prohibit the application of the laws of war, including under the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force, and any similar law or authority, in Gem County. One commissioner, even, did it on accident.
In the past two weeks, two popular figures have come out against the detention provisions of the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act. Conrad the Constitution, an animated series, and rock icon Korn, have both been speaking out against the 2012 NDAA in recent videos. Several smaller artists have also released songs attempting to raise awareness of the law.
Several national and local artists, inspirational speakers, and activists are coming together for an NDAA Resistance concert tour this spring. Artists include Immortal Technique, Saving Abel, Jordan Page, Tatiana Moroz, and more, with nationally renowned speakers from across the political spectrum like antiwar activist Cindy Sheehan, Dan Johnson, We Are Change’s Luke Rudkowski, Jeff Lewis from the Patriot Coalition and more.
Lip service will have a new name. We’re already calling it “due process.”
Thanks to the work of the Arizona Tenth Amendment Center, an Arizona state senate committee passed the Restoring Constitutional Governance Act, SB 1291, 4-3 today.
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…
ENCINITAS, Calif. – On Wednesday, January 29th, 2014, North County San Diego residents will congregate at Encinitas city hall to shed light on the growing danger of police militarization & civil liberties erosions at the municipal level…