Wednesday, November 12, 2008
The National Religious Campaign Against Torture and The American Friends Service Committee met with aides to Sen. Bob Casey and Sen. Arlen Spector. Their meeting was a part of a nation wide effort to bring the issue of torture to the new Congress and President. The groups want President-Elect Obama to institute an executive order banning torture as well as Congress instituting a select committee of Congress that would investigate claims of torture and hand out punishments. The efforts of the groups are geared toward spurring action in January as opposed to when the Senate reconvenes this month.
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