The Torture of Liberty

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Author(s) Bob Herbert
Source The New York Times
Date September 21, 2006
Quotes-start.png "The right to file for a writ of habeas corpus, insisting that this authority be exercised, is a crucial check on naked governmental power. It’s a check on injustice. In Washington, instead of saluting this cornerstone of freedom, politicians are about to deep-six it for some people without even much in the way of debate." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Act should be passed on the topic Military Commissions Act of 2006.