President Obama Authorizes Assassination of U.S. Citizen

The Salon article is hyperbolic, but seems to be factually accurate. Put in simplest terms, President Obama has authorized the assassination of Anwar al-Awlaki on suspicion of terrorist activities.

This policy is not acceptable in a nation under the rule of law and due process.

From a moral stand point it is abhorrent.

I am an American citizen. I voted for this administration. I do not want to be “defended” in this way.

I do not care if there is a constitutional, legislative or judicial loop hole that allows this. This is not justice. This is a choice, made out of expediency and allowed by fear and an ignorance of the protections afforded to our own society by due process.

We can and we should be better than this.


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