Below is an email from Manuel de Lizarriturri, a MoveOn member who started a petition on the MoveOn website, where anyone can start their own online petition.
Dear MoveOn member,
President Obama promised during his campaign that one of his top priorities would be closing the prison at Guantanamo. The New York Times reported on April 25 that the treatment of detainees is inhumane. It's time for the president to deliver on his promise, and for Congress to allow him do so.
That's why I started a petition to the United States Congress and President Barack Obama, which says:
Mr. President, when detainees with no hope of release go on a permanent hunger strike and are force-fed through nasal tubes, America can no longer claim to be the worldwide champion of human rights. How can you sleep at night knowing you have reneged on your campaign promise? Please close the Guantanamo Bay prison now!
–Manuel de Lizarriturri
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