Fix the NDAA
The House of Representatives passed the $643 BILLION National Defense Authorization Act in May. In addition to budgeting an obscene amount of money to keep our nation on a permanent war footing, the House extended the restrictions on transferring detainees out of Guantanamo, failed to fix the indefinite detention provisions, and included an amendment that restricts access to Habeus Corpus rights (details here).
The Senate could take action on the bill in July, but the shape of the debate is still unclear, and we don't know what amendments will be allowed to the floor for a vote. We understand that Senators Mark Udall (D-CO) and Diane Feinstein (D-CA) intend to offer amendments to fix the detention provisions (if you live in Colorado or California, you will see seperate emails addressed to these Senators -- note that at this time, Senator Feinstein is opting to guarantee due process rights only to citizens and legal permanent residents).
Although we don't know exactly what amendments will be offered, it's important to remind your Senators that you want them to address your concerns about indefinite detention.
The following Senators voted against the 2012 NDAA. If you see one or both of your Senators on this list, please add a note of thanks to them in your email below