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Virginia will not cooperate with NDAA detention

April 19, 2012
Mike Maharrey, Tenth Amendment Center

For Immediate Release:April 18, 2012

On Wednesday, the Virginia legislature overwhelmingly passed a law that forbids state agencies from cooperating with any federal attempt to exercise the indefinite detention without due process provisions written into sections 1021 and 1022 of the National Defense Authorization Act.

HB1160 “Prevents any agency, political subdivision, employee, or member of the military of Virginia from assisting an agency of the armed forces of the United States in the conduct of the investigation, prosecution, or detention of a United States citizen in violation of the United States Constitution, Constitution of Virginia, or any Virginia law or regulation.”

And now… the rest of the story. …..

3 Comments leave one →
  1. April 20, 2012 9:03 am

    Has the Virginia Governor signed the bill into law or is he equivocating?

  2. April 19, 2012 1:59 pm


  3. April 19, 2012 9:16 am

    Sic semper tyrannus!

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