Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Update: Michigan Counties Continue the Fight Against NDAA

Update: Michigan Counties Continue the Fight Against NDAA - Joe Wolverston II, New American:

1 October, 2012 - "Michigan may join the list of other states who have passed legislation checking the president’s power under the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to indefinitely detain American citizens.

On Monday, September 24, constitutionalists and friends of liberty gathered at the Oakland County (Michigan) General Government Committee Meeting to support Commissioner Jim Runestad’s Liberty Preservation Resolution. Blake Filippi of the Tenth Amendment Center (TAC) originally drafted this measure with the assistance of the Rhode Island Liberty Coalition.

Reports to The New American from those attending the meeting indicate that many residents attended the meeting, as well, and passionately defended the right of Americans to live without the specter of an all-powerful police state looming over their every action.

The day after, ... over 40 concerned Michiganders attended the Michigan State House Oversight, Reform and Ethics Committee.... Led by TAC state coordinator Shane Trejo, representatives from a coalition of groups devoted to the protection of individual liberty testified.... Notably, consistent defender of the Constitution Congressman Justin Amash (R-Mich.) appeared before the committee....

Read more: http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/constitution/item/13059-update-michigan-counties-continue-the-fight-against-ndaa
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