December 21, 2011
Press Conference to condemn the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 which attacks Freedom of Speech and Assembly, the right to a speedy and public trial by jury, knowing the charges, attorney of choice, freedom from unreasonable search and seizures. The Act also allows for the army to operate on U.S. soil and allows for "indefinite detention" against citizens and non-citizens considered a threat by the military. In other words a declaration of Martial Law. Representatives from Peace groups, Muslim Groups, Occupation Wall Street and many other organizations and concerned citizens spoke at this conference.