Please voice your support for this legislation that would correct many of the most egregious problems of the Military Commissions Act of 2006.
Urge your Senator to support the Restoring the Constitution Act of 2007. Write to your Senators and Representatives, and make sure they hear your voice.
You might say something like: “I’m writing to urge you to support the “Restoring the Constitution Act of 2007″ legislation offered by Senator Dodd to restore the historic right of habeas corpus, which Congress restricted in the Military Commissions Act of 2006. Habeas corpus is the bedrock of American justice. Without habeas rights, government prisoners are denied a fair hearing in court to challenge the lawfulness of their detention, including the way they are treated in their confinement. Imprisoning people without a fair trial is unconstitutional and un-American. We will not prevail against terrorists by abandoning the principles of fairness that make our country great. The government should not be allowed to keep people in prison indefinitely without due process of law. That’s the hallmark of fascist dictatorships, not constitutional democracies.”
no seriously, take heed and do stuff people, pass it along.