NDAA lawsuit update: press conference held after appeals court hearing

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Bruce Afran, attorney for the plaintiffs in Hedges v. Obama (Image credit: End the Lie screenshot/MadhouseMuse video)

Bruce Afran, attorney for the plaintiffs (Image credit: End the Lie screenshot/MadhouseMuse video)

A press conference was held after the hearing at the U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan on February 6, 2013, during which some of the plaintiffs, their attorneys and supporters commented on the lawsuit challenging the dangerous NDAA and just how important the suit really is.

For those who are not aware of the issue at stake, it is one of the most essential rights: the right to due process which is completely removed by the indefinite detention provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 (NDAA).

Unfortunately, the 2013 version of the NDAA just made the indefinite detention situation worse.

Previously, a federal judge found the indefinite detention provisions of the NDAA to be unconstitutional. While this was a major victory for Americans, the decision was essentially overturned by a higher court pending appeal.

Now the plaintiffs in the Hedges v. Obama case are arguing their case in the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals, where the first hearing was held on Wednesday. A brief statement was posted here and a call to action from Chris Hedges can be seen here.

A brief overview of the lawsuit along with supporting documents can be obtained through the Stop NDAA website.

Check out the highlights from the press conference below.

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