Thursday, April 23, 2009

The United States Will Not Torture

"The United States is committed to the world-wide elimination of torture and we are leading this fight by example." --White House Official Proclamation, June 26, 2003.

"The Bush administration pledged yesterday for the first time that the United States will not torture terrorism suspects or treat them cruelly in an attempt to extract information, a move that comes as the deaths of two Afghan prisoners in U.S. custody are being investigated as homicides." --Washington Post, June 27, 2003.

Read David Catanese's account how a local candidate is defending waterboarding.

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