Skip to comments.Boston bombing suspect charged, will not be treated as enemy combatant
Posted on 04/22/2013 10:42:57 AM PDT by Envisioning
The White House said Monday that the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing will not be treated as an enemy combatant, in response to calls from Republican lawmakers to consider that option.
The announcement came as a sealed complaint was filed against suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Fox News has learned that the suspect made an initial appearance in front of a federal magistrate judge at the hospital where he is still being treated. No plea was entered.
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/04/22/white-house-says-boston-bombing-suspect-will-not-be-treated-as-enemy-combatant/#ixzz2RDOmB3KX
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Yup, we can’t throw out US Constitution out the window with the terrorist. If we do, they won the WOT.
Police perform house-to-house raids in Watertown MA ripping innocent families from their homes
It's already happening...some newsperson or a poltician on one of the sunday news show said that he had been brainwashed by his older brother about all that Muslim stuff....
I guess it comes down to a choice.
Safety & Security OR the US Constitution?
Ironically it’s normally the liberals who choose Safety & Security over the Constitution.
We cannot choose which parts of the Constitution we follow and which parts are not important. That’s exactly how we got a pResident many do not know is Constitutionally eligible to be President and it’s exactly how we came close to losing our rights to own guns. It was politics and the power of the NRA that saved the right to bear arms this time around and NOT the US Constitution and that is SAD.
Just my opinion. I could be wrong. I do understand the arguments coming from those who want him to be tried as an enemy combatant.
Good point! This is one reason why I say that those who disagree with this decision also make good arguments.
To be truthful, Oswald didn’t survive long enough to get a trial.
If you’re an American citizen, you need to stick to the Constitution, because it’s our “We The People’s” only protection against tyranny here. I know everyone wants to get tough on these a-holes, but we have to proceed carefully on how things get done. Once you break new ground, we will never be able to re-take it again.
You could try and revoke his citizenship and then go the enemy combatant route, but that would likely tie-up the entire federal court system until he was eligible for Social Security.
I haven't seen this reported anywhere, other than they were doing 'house to house' searches, which I presumed was done within the confines of the law and cooperating citizens. When you have guns pointed at you, and you're made to walk out like a criminal, it looks like they have a 'warrant', but they don't.
All he has to say that he was gay, and the court will sentence society to life in prison for making him lash out because we didnt embrace his kink.
He’s an American citizen plain and simple. His rights are the same as yours or mine. That cannot be argued.
What COULD be argued, is whether he attained his naturalization and citizenship under false pretenses. If so, I believe the existing law allows for stripping or nullification of his citizenship.
So far it seems the prosecutors are not going that route.
I remember the mantra where some liberalsome newspeople and polticians claimed that the Tucson shooter was influenced by Sara Palin.
Exactly! Which is why I do not understand Rubio's argument that if "immigration" reform had already been in place the Boston Terror Attack never would have happened.
Face it, Boston was experiencing undeclared Martial Law last week.
He is a US citizen. He is entitled to a civilian trial.
Perhaps this will shed light on the naturalization process and demonstrate that any kind of blanket amnesty represents a genuine security issue.
Tighter background checks are called for. Not looser ones.