The Republican Liberty Caucus of Colorado encourages its members and supporters to do all we can to see that HB 13-1045 becomes law in Colorado.
The bill, sponsored by Rep. Jared Wright and co-sponsored by Sen. Jessie Ulibarri, would prohibit state agencies and employees, including the national guard, from assisting the armed forces in investigation, prosecution, or detention of any person under section 1021 of the “National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012”, if such aid would place the entity in violation of the United States constitution, the Colorado constitution, or any law of this state.
Wright said, “”No citizen of this great nation should ever be subject to indefinite detention without access to an attorney of their choice and a speedy trial, amongst all their other constitutional rights,” Wright said. “I am pleased that members of both parties see the importance of preserving and protecting our fundamental right of due process.”
The first step is to demonstrate that this issue has support in Colorado and is passed out of the State, Veterans and Military Affairs committee. This bill will be heard in committee on Monday January 28th at 1:30pm. So act quickly!
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