O’CONNOR ON DETAINEE ABUSE

Supreme Court Justice, Sandra Day O’Connor, has now weighed in on the Bush policy of allowing abuse and mistreatment of military detainees:

The president and Congress have done little to date to clarify the situation, she said.
However, she cited fundamental national values that the rules should reflect, citing “belief in protecting the basic humanity of all people, including our adversaries. We will not stoop to the atrocities of some of our adversaries.”

Pass the McCain Amendment.

WHAT’S RIGHT WITH KANSAS: A huge victory for sanity and equality in Kansas. We are slowly seeing the impact of Lawrence vs Texas, i.e. that gay people are citizens, not deviants, worthy of equal protection under the law. The ruling can be found here.

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