Changes could harm American prisoners

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Author(s) Reading Eagle editorial board
Source Reading Eagle
Date August 26, 2006
Quotes-start.png "But if the rules are changed and the law allows detainees to be degraded and humiliated, the U.S. government no longer would have any moral basis for insisting that Americans taken prisoners abroad be treated with respect and dignity. If the United States is to have any positive influence in the world, it must lead by example, otherwise it’s going to be difficult to distinguish us from the terrorists." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Act should be passed on the topic Military Commissions Act of 2006.