FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Today the General Assembly of Occupy Las Vegas agreed by consensus to send a statement to Washington D.C. regarding our position on S.1867, "The National Defense Authorization Act". Below is the content of that statement.
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Occupy Las Vegas Repudiates the National Defense Authorization Act
The National Defense Authorization Act, which would allow American troops to detain US citizens indefinitely without trial, is effectively a declaration of war upon the American people, and will turn this great land of ours into a battlefield. It is clear that this law will be used to further American Imperialism and to finance illegal and immoral wars which the vast majority of Americans oppose.
The General Assembly of Occupy Las Vegas demands that President Obama veto the National Defense Authorization Act, and that each of the 93 senators who voted for Senate Bill 1867 stand trial for the High Crime of Treason. As a sign of good faith, we demand that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder immediately state his position on this matter.
We are the 99%.
We will prosecute our oppressors.
We will not be silenced.
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