There is much discussion about what is happening with this legislation.
H.R. 4310: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
112th Congress, 2011–2012
To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2013 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction,
and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.
- Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon [R-CA25]
- Passed House
Here’s the added clause in question:
“Nothing in the AUMF or the 2012 NDAA shall be construed to deny the availability of the writ of habeas corpus or to deny any Constitutional rights in a court ordained or established by or under Article III of the Constitution for any person who is lawfully in the United States when detained pursuant to the AUMF and who is otherwise entitled to the availability of such writ or such rights.”
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