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Martial Law and its Real Life Ramifications

People are beginning to wake up to the fact that we could lose many of our Constitutional Rights should potus declare Martial Law.

I’m no legal scholar, so I’ll rely on several abridged definitions. I welcome additions & corrections.
“The Constitution's guarantee of the right of habeas corpus protects U.S. citizens from potential arbitrary excesses of martial law. Only the president can declare martial law on the federal level and only governors may do so on the state level.”

Supreme Court rulings now allow the declaration of martial law by the president OR Congress.

“Martial law is an extreme and rare measure used to control society during war or periods of civil unrest or chaos.”
“Despite American ideals opposing martial law, presidents have used it to deal with crises since the founding of the nation.”

“...martial law has only been declared thirty times, usually in localized areas and for brief time periods.
Furthermore, the Supreme Court has limited the legal scale and scope of martial law.”

In a precedence-setting instance, SCOTUS asserted the right of judicial review over martial law. BUT...
“According to the Supreme Court, THE TERM ‘Martial Law’ CARRIES NO PRECISE MEANING.”

This means Scotus can interpret this portion of the Constitution however they please.

How do you think Kavanaugh or Roberts or Thomas will interpret the phrase ‘civil unrest’? Who knows...
The Oxford Companion to American Military History©

“Martial Law, sometimes defined as merely the will of the commanding general or whatever is necessary to preserve governmental authority, is the temporary control by military authorities of the civilian population in...(cont)
...a particular area. Its application is generally to battle zones during war OR AREAS OF GREAT OR POTENTIALLY GREAT PUBLIC DISTURBANCE IN PEACETIME.”

Check out the capitalized section and see how many ways a corrupt court official could interpret that clause?
Dictionary of American History

“MARTIAL LAW is most easily defined as the application of military force to control all or part of an area WHERE CIVILIAN AUTHORITY IS INEFFECTIVE or IN DEFIANCE OF HIGHER AUTHORITY.”

We all know who will be delegated the highest authority right?
Martial Law

2. the law administered by military forces that is invoked by a government in an emergency WHEN THE CIVILIAN LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES ARE UNABLE TO MAINTAIN PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY.

How will Potus, his corrupt legislators and his GOP led...
...state authorities determine when they “are unable to maintain order and safety”? Seems like that could happen any day now, doesn’t it?
Martial Law
The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.

“Martial law, temporary government and control by military authorities of a territory or state, when war or overwhelming public disturbance makes the civil authorities of the region unable to enforce its law.”

”Martial law is also applied in SERIOUS CASES OF INTERNAL DISSENTION; the army authorities may take over the administrative and judicial functions, and CIVIL SAFEGUARDS(e.g., habeas corpus and freedom of speech) MAY ALSO BE SUSPENDED.”

Again, I ask, what will the bar be for declaring serious internal dissension?

A local rally, a peaceful protest at the National Mall? I’m not sure...Are you?

Is this fear-mongering? I don’t think so. I think it’s preparing for POTUS 2.020.
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