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Great! Now he can go and re-join the Taliban. How many of those released from Guantanamo have returned to their terrorist activities?
He might be twelve, but many suicide bombers are young.
Wouldn't it be funny if Jawad came back to America and blew up every ACLU building, with no one getting hurt of course. Maybe America would be a safe, decent place to live then. Just a thought.
Before the right wingers start on about their love for the heroic troops I wish one of them would explain what is so heroic about torturing a child.
I want to comment about some Post's that i veiwed thru freepress.com.
I found these posts when i went to freepress.com-then I clicked on the opinion feature towards top/then I typed in Forum in the search box/then I clicked on the Forums page/I then went to politics and discovered something that I cannot belive is notgone public yet/
A Woman was Tortured repeatedley in Dearborn Mi/And it's being covered up on a mass scale/From what Im reading the victim has proof and that she's trying hard to conenct with the ACLU
Please go to this site and review it everyday until she come's to the ACLU herself
The ACLU fought hard to get this boy back home. What about the girl in Florida that is afraid to return home to Ohio because she knows her Muslim family will kill her? Are you going to wait until she is dead and then sue the State of Florida?????
so what if he joins the taliban how many ameriacan soldiers rape and toture people from otrher countries should the American youth be wiped away to stop further recriuts. No so every individual should be judged not by his faith but by his character. Clinton was an excellent president. Bush was and idiot.What category should Obama be prejudged before the end of his tenure. Be sensible.
There is no way that I or any of my family would write, call, or email the president to close Gitmo! There are many Americans like myself who don't want these terrorists brought to American soil under ANY condition! It is amazing (and sickening) that you are so willing to stand up for the so-called rights of terrorists that hate our country and yet so willing to run an under cover investigation that includes photographs of undercover CIA officials and other intelligence personnel being taken and then shown to Jihad suspects tied to the 9/11 attacks. What do you have to say about the "John Adams Project"? These people went into careers in which they could help the people in our country and instead, they are being used as pawns by one of our country's biggest domestic terrorist group! With friends like the ACLU, who needs enemies?
Incognito, so once we make a horrible mistake, we cannot correct it? Lock the child up forever because he might do something bad? Do you think the real bad people will not use the fate of this child to recruit others?
Maggie, what does one have to do with the other? Has the girl in Ohio asked the ACLU for help?
Roald I don't know. She is underaged I believe 17. Has the ACLU offered? She is a minority.
Maggie - I don't know if the ACLU needs to be asked or if they ask. Perhaps the moderator or an ACLU employee can tell us.
The girl is being represented by the Florida DCF. Their lawyers are arguing for her to stay in Florida until her family situation can be evaluated.
Hi Roald and Maggie. The ACLU sometimes offers legal representation, and sometimes agrees to take a case after representation is solicited. Anyone seeking legal representation must contact their local ACLU affiliate for help.
Ms. Ito - thank you for the information. Would the case Maggie mentioned be within the mission of the ACLU or its Florida or Ohio affiliates?
The ACLU's state affiliates are autonomous organizations. If she were interested in the ACLU representing her, her first step would be contacting the Florida or Ohio affiliates. Without knowing all of the details and circumstances of this girl's case, it's hard to say whether it falls in the ACLU's mandate.
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