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CAIR Declares ‘Complete Victory’
After Judge Rules Terror Watchlist
Violates Constitutional Rights

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Posted By: M2, 9/5/2019 7:06:22 AM

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has hailed as a “complete victory” a federal judge’s ruling that the U.S. government’s watchlist of “known or suspected terrorists” violates the constitutional rights of Americans named on it. Judge Anthony Trenga of the Eastern District of Virginia ruled Wednesday that the FBI-administered watchlist, formally known as the Terrorist Screening Database (TSDB), “fails to provide constitutionally sufficient procedural due process.” He has yet to order any remedies, but called for additional legal briefs from the parties within 30 days on “the outstanding issues to be resolved in this matter.” The case was brought with CAIR’s help on behalf of 23 American Muslims who, in


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Reply 1 - Posted by: George R. 9/5/2019 7:25:39 AM (No. 171872)
CAIR is a sponsor of terrorism even if it doesn't terrorize on it's own. Zogby is a supporter of the Mislim Brotherhood and Hamas!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 9/5/2019 7:53:14 AM (No. 171902)
Requires appeal. Does the FBI need to provide constitutionally sufficient procedural due process or is that just smoke? Does being in a terrorist suspect database somehow impinge on the putative terrorists' first amendment rights? Honestly would like to know. Clever approach by CAIR, hate to say.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: cor-vet 9/5/2019 8:20:05 AM (No. 171940)
The NRA needs to use this same tactic in Kalifornia!
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Reply 4 - Posted by: LadyVet 9/5/2019 8:40:20 AM (No. 171975)
Would not anyone on a "redflag" list use this as a precedent in court arguments?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Jethro bo 9/5/2019 9:03:26 AM (No. 172004)
I'm no fan of CIAR but this list has already been used in pseudo gun confiscation programs. It would have been the first used to confiscate guns if Red Laws are passed. Too many innocent people have been targeted using this law. I'm glad the goobernment has had its wings clipped on this one. Sometimes, we have to take the bad with expansion of our personal freedoms.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: BarryNo 9/5/2019 9:06:28 AM (No. 172010)
Guess this puts paid to San Frans declaration of the NRA as domestic terrorists.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: FunOne 9/5/2019 9:51:03 AM (No. 172056)
The Honorable Judge was appointed by George W. Bush, a republican president with a history of casual appointments to the judiciary. He sure picked some strange ones--especially the Chief Justice of the SCOTUS. Have to wonder how many more of his appointments turn out to be "progressives". Thankful that President Trump understands how important it is to make sure his selections start with proven conservative people.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Strike3 9/5/2019 10:06:18 AM (No. 172077)
I have my own mental watchlist and it's organized by race, religion and attitude.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: JL80863 9/5/2019 10:32:24 AM (No. 172104)
Well we could look at banning all muslims instead.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Krause 9/5/2019 10:46:03 AM (No. 172113)
What about the common criminal with many felony charges, no need to keep an eye on him? If I have a list of people I don't like, do I have to get rid of it? I have a neighbor, with previous criminal convictions, can I keep an eye on him and advise my other neighbors about him?
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Reply 11 - Posted by: skacmar 9/5/2019 11:03:22 AM (No. 172127)
Once again, things that have not been an issue for years are suddenly unconstitutional issues now that Donald Trump is President. The fact that CAIR and members of the "squad" had a hand in this is not surprising.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: chance_232 9/5/2019 12:30:40 PM (No. 172203)
Ive had a problem with the watch list since its inception. How are names added? Whats it take to get on the list? If your an American Citizen, what recourse do you have if placed on it? By democrat standards, I am a walking talking potential terrorist/racist/white supremacist/nazi. If AOC had her way, anyone to the right of Lennin would be on the list.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: RU4us 9/5/2019 1:14:56 PM (No. 172255)
Good ruling. Was not the Watchlist a compromise to avoid "rounding up" masses of suspicious Muslims. So now, if you have evidence someone is dangerous, arrest their buttox.
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