Posts Tagged ‘Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act’


“We struggle to understand why the U.S. government, led by President Obama, would so willingly drop to its knees and bare its neck to the shiny sword of Saudi extortion. What has become of our country? America needs elected officials who recognize that U.S. citizens are their constituents—not oil-rich nations that bankroll terrorists.”

–Kristen Breitweiser, whose husband died on 9/11, on President Obama’s threatened veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, which would allow 9/11 victims and their families to sue the Saudi government (quoted on Truthdig)