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Gitmo detainees seek religious
freedoms, cite Hobby Lobby ruling

Washington Times, by Jennifer Pompi

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 7/6/2014 10:36:38 PM

Lawyers for Guantanamo Bay detainees have filed motions asking U.S. courts to stop officials from barring the inmates from participating in communal prayers during Ramadan, claiming their rights are protected under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act and citing the recent Supreme Court Hobby Lobby ruling in their defense, reports Al Jazeera America. U.K.-based human rights group Reprieve filed the motions on behalf of Emad Hassan of Yemen and Ahmed Rabbani of Pakistan, whom the group says requested the intervention after Guantanamo Bay military officials, “prevented them from praying communally during

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Ask this murderers if they "believe" that man has the right to "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness?" if they want to take one constitutional guarantee, they must get all, like as terrorist (enemy combatants), they have no standing in our courts or to be on our soil.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 7/7/2014 12:12:26 AM     (No. 9913354)

Hey, they are the scum of the earth and would never let a crisis go to waste. . . Right?
......and where else have we heard this from?

Anybody?


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Reply 2 - Posted by: sw penn, 7/7/2014 12:32:31 AM     (No. 9913359)

Ok,
when they have created a business,
and have employees,
then as per the Supreme Court Hobby Lobby ruling,
they will not be forced
to provide abortions
for their employees.

Which is completely different from
requiring conspiracy meetings.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Ret.TxLeo, 7/7/2014 12:50:34 AM     (No. 9913368)

um since when do the inmates at Guantanamo have Constitutional Rights? Did Barry swear them in as citizens and no body told America?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/7/2014 2:26:21 AM     (No. 9913391)

No doubt these pseudo lawyers are all from Baghdad Holder´s old law firm. Nothing like keeping his lawyer buddies fully employed during the job real Americans refuse to do.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: fishbone, 7/7/2014 3:18:27 AM     (No. 9913407)

ROE: don´t capture; SHOOT ... they´re illegal combatants according to the Geneva Convention ... which they don´t observe anyway.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: pineledger, 7/7/2014 5:45:58 AM     (No. 9913426)

Perhaps they can have some yarn to knit new prayer rugs.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Doctor P, 7/7/2014 8:41:55 AM     (No. 9913560)

Just imagine the legal circus that they could cause if they were held in the US, with the full range of legal options, instead of Gitmo.

Unfortunately we do not have to imagine this, as that is the preferred policy of this administration.

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