Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Sarasota, just “submit[ted] an idea” on the website America Speaking Out, the GOP-run site that solicits suggestions and debate from the electorate. In his short post, he calls on Congress to pass legislation requiring that “terrorists with ties to known terror organizations” be prosecuted in military tribunals, rather than in open court. Here’s the full post:

Terrorists with ties to known terror organizations (such as al Qaeda) should not be afforded the same constitutional protections as American citizens, nor should sensitive homeland security and intelligence information be publicized in open, civilian court proceedings. Congress needs to pass a bill which mandates that any terrorist who attacks the United States or its people be interrogated, prosecuted and tried in military court, not in a civilian court.

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