Saturday, October 5, 2013

California blocks NDAA indefinite detention law (VIDEO)

Earlier this week, Gov. Jerry Brown (D-Calif.) signed legislation into law that forbids the state from complying with any new federal indefinite detention laws. Under the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act, the military has new powers to indefinitely detain individuals suspected of being enemy combatants.

The California law prohibits any agency in the state from "knowingly aiding an agency of the Armed Forces of the United States in any investigation, prosecution, or detention of a person within California..."

RT's Sam Sacks has more on the rebuke of the NDAA.

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