Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Zionist Jew Levin uses Talmudic double talk to justify his indefinite detention law targeting U.S. citizens that federal judge ruled unconstitutional

Indefinite Detention: Senator Sees No Need To Change Law That Was Ruled Unconstitutional

WASHINGTON -- The top Democrat responsible for America's indefinite detention law sees no reason to change the measure after it was ruled unconstitutional by a federal judge last week.

Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) shepherded the law through the Senate last year, codifying for the first time policies asserted by the White House since after 9/11 when Congress passed an authorization to use military force against al Qaeda and anyone who supported it.

Federal judge Katherine Forrest, of New York's Southern District Court, found the law violates the due process and free speech protections of the Constitution after government lawyers could not say in court that reporters couldn't be held under the law if they covered someone deemed to be a supporter of al Qaeda.

But Levin, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, dismissed Forrest's ruling, and said he doesn't intend to make any changes to the law when his committee takes up this year's National Defense Authorization Act starting Wednesday.

"I don't think we need any [changes]," Levin said, insisting, as administration lawyers did in court, that the measure did nothing new and was merely an affirmation of existing law. "I don't know of any clarifying language. How much clearer can you be than the law, which says we're not changing the law?"

Levin was referring to a part of the provision -- in Section 1021 of the law -- that says it shall not be construed to affect existing law.

But Forrest disagreed, writing that 1021 "is not merely an 'affirmation' of the [Authorization to Use Military Force]. To so hold would be contrary to basic principles of legislative interpretation that require Congressional enactments to be given independent meaning."...MORE...LINK

Batty old Jew Levin needs to spend less time studying the Talmud and more time studying the U.S. Constitution

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