Tuesday, February 13, 2007

'08 Presidential Candidate Attempts to Turn Back Bush Attack on Habeas Corpus

U.S. Senator Chris Dodd is co-sponsoring a bill that would reverse the Military Commissions Act, which threatens the civil rights of all Americans. That makes me sit up and take a second look at his presidential potential. He explains the Restoring the Constitution Act of 2007 and he invites supporters of habeas corpus to be "citizen co-sponsors" of his bill:

UPDATE: Freddie O at Liberadio has the tally on how each of the six presidential hopefuls from the Senate voted on the Military Commissions Act. Gist: Democrats in the clear; Republicans looking quite fiendish on human rights.

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