“Occupy Washington, DC” occupies Sen. Levin’s office to protest use of military against US citizens

FOR IMMEDATE RELEASE:
2:00, December 14, 2011

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
Kevin B. Zeese, 301-996-6582

Occupy Washington, DC Occupies Senator Levin’s Office to Protest Defense Authorization
Focus of Protest is the Use of the Military Against U.S. Citizens Within the United States

Protesters from OccupyWashingtonDC.org will sit-in Sen. Carl Levin’s Office (269 Russell Office Building) at 2:00 today.

The protest is against provisions of the Defense Authorization that allow the use of the military inside the United States. The provisions allow military detention without any finding of guilt, without a hearing in civil course and apply to U.S. citizens and legal residents.

More information see:
Say NO to the Use of the Military in the United States

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT CROSSES THE RUBICON


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