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.
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.”
“...martial law has only been declared thirty times, usually in localized areas and for brief time periods.
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...
“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)
Check out the capitalized section and see how many ways a corrupt court official could interpret that clause?
“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?
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...
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.”
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.