Kennedy Tried to Outlaw Waterboarding: The Amendment lost, 46-53

In connection with passage of the 2006 Military Commissions Act, in September 2006, Sen. Ted Kennedy proposed an amendment that would have expressly defined “waterboarding” (among other indignities) as a grave breach of Common Article 3 of the Geneva Conventions.  The Amendment lost, 46-53.

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