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H.R. 893, The American Anti-Torture Act of 2009 (1 comment ↓ | 3 wiki edits: view article ↓)

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H.R. 893 would modify certain provisions of law relating to torture.

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May 10, 2009, 4:30am (report abuse)

Lets just make us deaf and dumb against the actions of our enemy. You think they will give us this information deliberatly or in the time it is needed. These people are willing to die for their cause. In addition, you can get the Army field manual online and read what it does and does not allow. In effect, giving our enemies a training course in how to subvert these techniques and withhold vital information. This bill is stupid if it is passed and will in effect put us at a bigger disadvantage in the war against terror and gaining information that could actually DO SOME GOOD. Instead of all the hype and sh*t slinging that goes on in washington that only blinds the american people with smoke and mirrors.

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