US Citizens on Assassination Lists
Salt Lake City, UT - Justice Party Presidential Candidate Rocky Anderson has joined two U.S. Senatorsin calling on the U.S. Justice Department and the Obama Administration to disclose classified legalopinions which deal with the killing of American citizens.
“Our government is saying it has the right to kill Americans whom it believes are part of aterrorist organization, but it refuses to disclose to Congress the legal opinion that justifies theseactions,”
“The killing of U.S. citizens as a part of an official assassinationcampaign is unprecedented in U.S. History,”
“There are no charges filed; notrial, no due process whatsoever. This is a subversion of the U.S. Constitution and absolutelyun-American.
Senator Ron Wyden from Oregon and Senator Patrick Leahy, Chairman of the Judiciary Committee, have both expressed their concerns to Attorney General Eric Holder. Anderson agrees,
“I thank Senators Wyden and Leahy for their patriotism. The Bush Administration displayed noregard for international law. It broke treaties and it undermined the rule of law. Many of usthought an Obama Presidency would restore our inherent respect for liberty and justice. Wewere wrong. This administration has created secret legal opinions allowing the killing of American citizens and it refuses to share those opinions with Americans. This latest example of