Monday, December 11, 2006

Bills Introduced Dec 2006: Impeachment and Repeal of The Military Commissions Act

-H.R. 1106: Articles of Impeachment against George Walker Bush, President of the United States of America Sponser: Rep. Cynthia McKinney [D-GA] Dec 8, 2006: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary
-H.R. 6381: To repeal Public Law No: 109-366, the Military Commissions Act of 2006, signed into law October 17, 2006 Sponsor: Rep. Cynthia McKinney [D-GA] Dec 6, 2006: Referred to following committees: House International Relations , House Judiciary, House Armed Services
-Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On S. 4081, Habeas Corpus Restoration Act of 2006 And S. 4060, the Effective Terrorists Prosecution Act of 2006 December 5, 2006 Following up on their earlier efforts to prevent the stripping of fundamental legal protections in the Military Commissions Act, Senators Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) have introduced the Habeas Corpus Restoration Act of 2006. The bill would restore basic legal and human rights for 12 million lawful permanent residents in the United States that were rolled back as a result of the passage of the Military Commissions Act of 2006. Below is Sen. Leahy’s statement on the introduction of the bill, as well as his co-sponsorship of the Effective Terrorists Prosecution Act of 2006.
-More On: H.R. 6166: Military Commissions Act of 2006, Habeas Corpus, Essay on History of Lawless Government Trial by Jury

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