Bachmann and Kline: Keep GITMO detainees away from Minn.
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Bachmann makes sure to strike fear into the hearts of Minnesotans by imagining these world terrorists in our own backyards! Can you imagine?
The bill is specific to Minnesota. Read the legislation here.
From Bachmann's release:
"It is simply irresponsible to shut down a facility that houses known terrorists and transfer them to our neighborhoods," said Congresswoman Bachmann. "While I understand the interest of the White House in making this well-orchestrated PR move, these are very dangerous terrorists and they must be treated as such. To transfer them anywhere near Minnesota residents - or any American citizen for that matter, is a risk we cannot afford to take."Bachmann isn't just partial to keeping Minnesota safe. She also cosponsored legislation that would ban detainees from being housed anywhere in the United States.