UPDATE: Thanks for taking action! The bill passed the House on September 15, but by a narrower margin than such bills have won in the past. See how your Representative voted here. The Senate did not take up the measure, and is not expected to.
Fifteen human rights organizations today wrote to the House of Representatives to urge a No vote on HR 5351, which would impose a full ban on all transfers of detainees out of Guantanamo prison camp.
Also of interest:
Obama Administration Statement of Administration Policy opposed to HR 5351
Letter in opposition to HR 5351 fromMajor General Michael Lehnert (ret.), the first commander of the detention facilities at Gitmo after 9/11