Martial Law in North America?

By: Law is Cool · February 21, 2008 · Filed Under Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Humour, International Law · 7 Comments 

It’s possible, or at least NORTHCOM says so in a news release this month.

…Americans can be assured the U.S. military is ready and capable of responding to attacks within the United States.

But critics are questioning the legality of this,

The establishment of USNORTHCOM has helped blur the lines between police and the military. It is an illegal and unconstitutional entity that should be abolished.

They also cite two troubling legal developments:

  1. The National Security and Homeland Security Presidential Directive, which in the case of a Catastrophic Emergency would appoint the President as coordinator of an Enduring Constitutional Government, a cooperative effort among the executive, legislative, and judicial branches.Despite the use of constitutionality in the name, critics state that this erodes the distinction between the three branches, and effectually makes the President a dictator, because they would “lead the activities”.
  2. INFRAGARDAn FBI public-private partnership program that would enable private business entities to spy on citizens and allegedly use lethal force in emergencies.The ACLU has opposed the move in a report that states that the program would turn businesses into surrogates of the FBI.  Last week the Senate approved of immunity to private companies that conduct surveillance on behalf of the government.

Canadians may also have cause for concern, as the goals of “Binational Integration” of the American and Canadian militaries has been suggested by some to amount to effectual annexation of Canada, as NORTHCOM would control all of North America.

Specific concerns include:

  • Its borders will be controlled by US officials and confidential information on Canadians will be shared with Homeland Security.
  • US troops and Special Forces will be able to enter Canada as a result of a binational arrangement.
  • Canadian citizens can be arrested by US officials, acting on behalf of their Canadian counterparts and vice versa.

In conjunction, all four of these developments suggest that in the right circumstances the President of the United States could unilaterally enter a foreign country like Canada with troops to impose martial law, employ businesses to assist them enforce and monitor, and arrest Canadian citizens within Canadian borders.

Comments

7 Responses to “Martial Law in North America?”

  1. Merlin on February 23rd, 2008 5:52 pm

    Well,
    It looks like the Nazi’s have taken over America and the soon to be North American Union.

    Merlin

  2. The Truth on August 15th, 2008 10:20 pm

    wow… that has the words “FRAUD” wirtten all over it

  3. Tim on August 17th, 2008 6:12 pm

    There wasn’t very much doubt that the US would do this anyway: in the case of a true invasion of Canadian soil by a US enemy, the US armed forces have had plans since the Cold War to just stage a counter-invasion of their own without consulting us. NORTHCOM is, of course, even more frighteningly facist.

  4. paul gr on April 27th, 2009 11:57 am

    This is scary stuff. I believe from July 27- 30/09 there will be a FEMA exercise taking place where there is a staged terror attack off USA soil. Military Law will take place. I just hope this is a exercise and not the real deal. I believe history will show that all this military law, untreatable flu strains, world eoconmy crashes, laws being passed without the peoples vote on them is the work of the New World Order. They have enslaved us our whole life. These criminal bankers need to be stopped before before NAZI America which includes all of North America steam rolls any further just read the real news. Folks educate yourself the world is changing for the worst Facist must be stopped if you care about your kids and grand kids future. God Bless to destory the Federal Reserve Act. THE ROOT causes of all the Worlds problems/wars.

  5. kelly_actually@yahoo.com.sg on July 30th, 2009 2:13 am

    Check the Martial Law Bill for Massachusetts… The bill specifically mandates the following:

    (1) to require the owner or occupier of premises to permit entry into and investigation of the premises;
    (2) to close, direct, and compel the evacuation of, or to decontaminate or cause to be decontaminated any building or facility, and to allow the reopening of the building or

    facility when the danger has ended;
    (3) to decontaminate or cause to be decontaminated, or to destroy any material;
    (4) to restrict or prohibit assemblages of persons;
    (5) to require a health care facility to provide services or the use of its facility, or to transfer the management and supervision of the health care facility to the

    department or to a local public health authority;
    (6) to control ingress to and egress from any stricken or threatened public area, and the movement of persons and materials within the area;
    (7) to adopt and enforce measures to provide for the safe disposal of infectious waste and human remains, provided that religious, cultural, family, and individual beliefs of

    the deceased person shall be followed to the extent possible when disposing of human remains, whenever that may be done without endangering the public health;
    (8) to procure, take immediate possession from any source, store, or distribute any anti-toxins, serums, vaccines, immunizing agents, antibiotics, and other pharmaceutical

    agents or medical supplies located within the commonwealth as may be necessary to respond to the emergency;
    (9) to require in-state health care providers to assist in the performance of vaccination, treatment, examination, or testing of any individual as a condition of licensure,

    authorization, or the ability to continue to function as a health care provider in the commonwealth

    Any person who knowingly violates an order of the commissioner or his or her designee, or of a local public health authority or its designee, given to effectuate the purposes of this subsection shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than 6 months, or by a fine of note more than one thousand dollars, or both.

    Indefinite quarantine till further notice = imprisonment = loss of your freedom and income
    —-> Section 63, Vaccination and Treatment of The Model State Emergency Health Powers Act, A Checklist of Issues, indicates those unwilling to submit to a vaccine will be subject to isolation or quarantine. http://www.ncsl.org/programs/health/modelact.pdf

    The Act criminalizes refusal of medical treatment, making citizens liable for a misdemeanor if they refuse mandatory vaccines, per Article V Section 504(b). The Act gives the
    public health authority the right to isolate or quarantine a person on an ex parte court order, with no hearing for at least 72 hours. If the public health authority decides that an unvaccinated person is a risk to others, even if uninfected, he could be quarantined INDEFINITELY, per Article V Section 503(e).

    The International Partnership on Avian and Pandemic Influenza signed by President George W. Bush in November 2005 still stands. This 2005 semi-secret international agreement renders the government of the United States and its relevant laws and statutes, as well as your American Constitution and Bill of Rights, subservient to the authority of the United Nations and its World Health Organization.

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