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PBC News & Comment Monday, June 11

Supreme Court refuses to hear Guantanamo appeals, sentencing 60+ innocent Yemenis to life without parole; Montana’s AG tells TEAM it won’t use 11th Amendment challenge   Attorney Rob Hager joins Adam Fergatch to talk about the Montana case before the Supreme Court; AG Steve Bullock acknowledges that using the 11th would be a “winning strategy” but declines to use it for unexplained reasons.


–New York Times covers the Montana appeal, and says court watchers expect the Court to take the case (no mention of 11th)

–Dr. Jeffrey Kaye says malaria drug is given to all Gitmo prisoners with known serious side effects that debilitate the prisoner

–Dems hopes for retaking House and holding Senate are dim

–GOP House blocks FCC from requiring TV stations to post political ad info online

–Michigan’s battle against “voter fraud” is a farce

–Florida’s Governor asks Homeland Security for list of non-citizens in Florida, part of the plan to reduce voting

–AG Holder appoints two US Attorneys to investigate leaks, nobody wants to talk about the crimes revealed by leaks

–US agrees to end aerial attacks on homes in Afghanistan

–Court smacks Nuclear Regulatory Commission for approving storage of spent fuel at reactor sites

Get Active! After you listen, click here to get more information on TEAM, The Eleventh Amendment Movement.

Call Gov. Brian Schweitzer at 406-444-3111

Call Attorney General Bullock at 406-444-4026

Tell them to file the brief challenging the Supreme Court’s jurisdiction in the appeal of the case “ATP vs. Bullock”.  It only takes a minute–I called both offices and the people who answered were very nice.