Lawmakers to work on closing Gitmo

Members of Congress plan to push measures to stop funding for the Guantanamo Bay detention center and grant new legal rights to detainees when Congress returns this week. “As long as Guantanamo stays open, it undermines our defining principles as a nation of equal justice under law,” said Rep Jim Moran, D-Va., author of a funding proposal that would give the Bush administration six months to close the Cuban facility.

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Published in: on July 9, 2007 at 10:47 pm  Leave a Comment  

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