Congress Trying to Put Up a Roadblock on the Path to GITMO’s Closure

Not a week after the Attorney General announced that suspected 9/11 perpetrators will face justice in New York federal courts, House Republicans are aiming to block these trials, and are trying to make their case as Mr. Holder appears in a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

We need to push through these obstacles and stay on course! Yesterday, we had a big victory in the Senate when Senators blocked an effort, to restrict criminal prosecutions of suspected terrorists. Momentum is on our side – but we have to keep up the pressure!

Call your representative today to let him or her know you support using our federal courts for terrorism trials. Click here to find the number of your representative’s office and to read more.


Published on November 18, 2009


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