Canada Leads the Way
By BDN Staff
Tuesday, March 06, 2007 - Bangor Daily News
The fundamental historic right of habeas corpus...remains under attack. The Military Commissions Act of 2006, which reinstated the denial of habeas corpus for the Guantanamo prisoners, was passed by the Senate...with Snowe not voting.
Sen. Specter introduced legislation to restore habeas corpus for the detainees. Republican senators will face a crucial decision whether to help the U.S. return to an historic constitutional guarantee or to bow again to the [White House] pressure.