"Passage of this legislation could directly and indirectly influence potential court-martial panel members, witnesses, or the chain of command, all of whom exercise a critical role under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). Defense counsel will argue that Major Hasan cannot receive a fair trial because a branch of government has indirectly declared that Major Hasan is a terrorist -- that he is criminally culpable."
No Purple Heart medal for soldier survivors: Outrageous!
It seems that our military is bending over backwards to protect Nidal Hasan from the label terrorist. I believe it was a terrorist attack at Fort Hood. Hasan said he did it for religious reasons. (In fact, he taught soldiers under his command some of those Qu'ran tenets.) We have hundreds of witnesses that saw him spray bullets all over the place at Fort Hood. But...
Considered thoughts from Gina Burgess at 12:09 PM