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Ron Paul: Drafting Women Means Equality In Slavery

Submitted by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity, Last week the House Armed Services Committee approved an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act requiring women to register with Selective Service....Show More Summary

Republicans Stop Abortions on Military Bases

Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee rejected an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that would have turned military base hospitals into abortion centers. Department of Defense policy does not allow taxpayer-funded abortions. Show More Summary

House Armed Services Committee Votes to Strip Away Important LGBT Non-Discrimination Protections

Today, HRC strongly condemned an amendment approved during the House Armed Services Committee markup of the FY 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Sponsored by anti-LGBT Representative Steve Russell (R-OK), the amendmentShow More Summary

A New Retirement System for a New Generation

The 2016 National Defense Authorization Act, approved last November, included the first major change in military retirement since World War II. Few noticed this provision, but its impact is significant, important, and will be good for...Show More Summary

President Obama Signs Law Making It Easier for Military Dogs Overseas to Retire With Their Handlers Back Home

Nestled within this year’s National Defense Authorization Act is a provision that ensures a happy homecoming worth wagging your tail over.

How to Buy a Firearm From The CMP? Part 1: Becoming Eligible

Ever since the news broke that the CMP would be able to sell M1911 handguns to the shooting public, thanks to a provision in the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act, I have received a lot of emails and comments asking me “how doShow More Summary

Military Dogs can Return Home, Be Reunited with Handlers

As the Free Beacon noted, this was a direct result of Obama signing the National Defense Authorization Act before Thanksgiving, which included this provision of military dogs having a ride back to the U.S. and whose handlers have the opportunity to adopt them before others.

BREAKING NEWS: It Is Now Law, The CMP Can Sell 1911s To The Public – A Thanksgiving Day Miracle

On November 25th, 2015, President Barack Obama has signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act of 2016, included in which is a provision for the Civilian Marksmanship to sell 1911 handguns to the United States shooting public. Show More Summary

Obama Signs National Defense Authorization Act for 2016 – White House

President Barack Obama signed the 2016 US defense budget bill into law, the White House said in a press release.

OBAMA SIGNS DEFENSE BILL DESPITE GITMO PROVISIONS: President Obama has quietly (and on the eve of Th…

OBAMA SIGNS DEFENSE BILL DESPITE GITMO PROVISIONS: President Obama has quietly (and on the eve of Thanksgiving) signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which renews tight prohibitions against using any federal funds for the transfer of Gitmo detainees to the U.S. Obama has previously intimated that he would transfer Gitmo prisoners to the U.S. […]

Defense Bill Will Make It Even Harder for Obama to Close Guantanamo Bay

The National Defense Authorization Act deals a blow to Obama's pledge to close the prison before leaving office in 2017.

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Congress has once again passed a National Defense Authorization Act that precludes President Obama from transferring Gitmo detainees to federal prisons in the U.S. The vote was veto-proof and...

Senate Military Bill Passes: Prohibits Gitmo Transfers

6 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : TalkLeft

The Senate passed the annual NDAA today. (National Defense Authorization Act.) It prohibits the transfer Guantanamo detainees to the U.S. The vote in the Senate was 91 to 3. Obama is expected to sign the bill, notwithstanding his objection to the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Congress Passes Bill That Might Make It Even Harder to Close Guantanamo

Barack Obama vetoed Congress's first attempt at an annual defense policy bill last month — his fifth veto ever — and now Congress is trying again. The Senate just passed a new $607 billion National Defense Authorization Act on Tuesday, 91–3; the House passed the same amended legislation last week, 370–58.  The new... More »

Revised Defense Bill Shaves Off $5 Billion, Gitmo Restrictions Remain

The Senate has passed a revised version of the National Defense Authorization Act after President Obama vetoed the first draft. The $607 billion...

Obama likely to sign revised defense bill into law: White House

6 months agoNews : The Newsroom

President Barack Obama will likely sign a revised version of the National Defense Authorization Act into law because he believes it contains important provisions, a White House spokesman said on Tuesday. "What the president does believe...Show More Summary

US Representatives Thwart Obama's Guantanamo Plans for Another Year

The US House of Representatives passed the new version of the National Defense Authorization Act, after President Obama earlier vetoed the bill over disagreement on spending cuts, and for its language regarding Guantanamo.

Networks Sidestep Obama's Defense Spending Veto; ABC, NBC Air Nothing

On Thursday, October 22, 2015, President Barack Obama signed a veto message of the National Defense Authorization Act. The NDAA establishes budgets and policies for the Defense Department, and in the last 53 years it has only been vetoed four times. Show More Summary

Defense Veto Opens Door to Ending Pentagon Slush Fund

President Obama's veto of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) last week is a positive step towards imposing long overdue discipline on the Pentagon budget. In vetoing the bill, he noted that it "fails to authorize funding for...Show More Summary

Obama Vetoes Bill that would give U.S. Soldiers a Pay Raise

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) also included a provision to reject the moving of Guantanamo Bay detainees to American soil, but to veto a pay raise? That’s incredulous.

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