Saturday, July 21, 2007

Criminalizing the Antiwar Movement

President Bush signed an Executive Order entitled, "Blocking Property of Certain Persons Who Threaten Stabilization Efforts in Iraq" on July 17th, which essentially repeals the right to dissent and to oppose the Pentagon's military agenda in Iraq.

"This latest executive order criminalizes the peace movement. It must be viewed in relation to various pieces of "anti-terrorist" legislation, the gamut of presidential and national security directives, etc., which are ultimately geared towards repealing constitutional government and installing martial law in the event of a "national emergency".

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