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Why Syzygy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 07:51 PM
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Send personal thanks to President Obama (Gitmo)
via the ACLU >>

https://secure.aclu.org/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=...

Dear ACLU Supporter,

Within hours of taking office, President Obama took the important first step to close Guantnamo: halting the unconstitutional military commissions by ordering the prosecution to seek a 120-day suspension.

Its the first step in what we hope will be a series of bold measures to free America from the civil liberties outrages and human rights abuses of the Bush era.

The pundits and political experts told the ACLU we should hold our horses -- that it wouldnt be right to expect swift action from Obama. You and half a million ACLU supporters didnt listen to them -- and neither did our new President!

Lets match President Obamas first step forward with a powerful show of support and encouragement.

Sign the ACLUs Thanks for acting on Day One message to President Obama.

Tell President Obama how proud you are that hes already beginning to dismantle the Bush system of injustice -- and promise him your support as he keeps taking the actions you and the ACLU have been urging him to take to renew American freedom.

Within the next 120 days, we trust that the President's team will be studying and finalizing plans and a timeline for permanently closing Guantnamo, shuttering the military commissions and ensuring justice is served in the best of American traditions.

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