Live And Local With Kevin Wall 02/05/13: Drone Strikes, American Citizens, And Immigration
CBS LAS VEGAS-A Justice Department memo concludes that the United States government can order the killing of American citizens if they believe the individual is a senior operational leader or and associated force of Al-Qaida. They can order the kill with no intelligence indicating they are engaged in a polt to attack the United States. Jeffrey Addicott, Professor of Law and the Director of the Center for Terrorism Law at St. Mary’s University, talks about the memo that was released regarding drones and is this unconstitutional. Do you think it’s constitutional for the killing of Americas overseas with the use of drones? Callers tell us if they think it’s constitutional.
Tighe Barry, Washington DC Coordinator for CodePink, talks about the Justice Department memo and how his organization will speak out against this issue. Do you think it’s constitutional for the killing of Americas overseas with the use of drones? Callers tell us if they think it’s constitutional.
Last week a group of bipartisan senators unveiled their framework for comprehensive immigration reform. In order for reform to be effective, must citizenship be tied to immigration reform?