|Saw this first on Texas Kaos |
Matt Stoller gives the heads up on MyDD.
I'm told there's an outside shot that House Democrats on the Armed Services Committee will put a restoration of habeas corpus into the Defense Department Authorization Bill being marked up tomorrow and Thursday. Apparently Chairman Skelton has the votes but there are concerns about whether to have this fight now.
And there's a Texas connection to work. Please take a moment if you can to make a call.
| Sylvestre Reyes (TX-16) is on the House Armed Services Committee. If you can give his office a call to urge action on restoring habeas corpus now, here are the suggested talking points, courtesy of the Center for Constitutional Rights. (h/t to mcjoan on Dkos for the pointer)|
Additional members to call if you have time for more than one call.
Wednesday, May 09, 2007
Posted by Texas Moratorium Network at 4:59 PM