Michigan nullifies NDAA’s indefinite detention

Michael Lotfi

Michigan Sen. Rick Jones, the bill’s sponsor, spent 31 years with the Eaton County sheriff’s dept.

Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan signed Senate Bill No. 94 into law yesterday. The bill seeks to nullify section 1021 of the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). “It is important to recall that indefinite detention first appeared in section 1021 of the 2012 NDAA, which provided warrant for indefinite detention of U.S. citizens,” said Snyder.

Michigan State Senator Rick Jones says that no American citizen should fear being thrown in jail or prison without charges.

“Historically Michigan first asserted Tenth Amendment rights in 1855 when we passed a law to block the fugitive slave act,” says Jones. “I thought of this great history when I drafted and pushed this bill to nullify section 1021 of the NDAA within the state of Michigan.”

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