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Bill Would Strip Citizenship From Any Engaging in Hostilities Against U.S.

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Senator Joe Lieberman, who has announced that he will not be seeking reelection in 2012, seems to be taking advantage of his virtual lame-duck status by pushing for his most controversial piece of legislation yet: the Enemy Expatriation Act. The purpose of the legislation, as stated on the government website, is “to add engaging in or supporting hostilities against the United States to the list of acts for which United States nationals would lose their nationality.”

Press TV explains the inspiration of the act: “This act was in response to Obama’s assassination of a U.S. citizen [Anwar al-Awlaki] without formal charges or due process to, in effect, legalize such action by removing Constitutional protections of those suspected of supporting hostilities.” ………………


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