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Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Mar 9, 2016. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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Learn more about Torture
After the September 11, 2001 terror attacks the George W. Bush administration authorized the use of “enhanced interrogation techniques” at secret detention facilities around the world run by the defense department and CIA. The authorization approved the use of many techniques including beatings, binding in stress positions, hooding, sleep deprivation and waterboarding. In 2008 President Obama signed an executive order banning the use torture by the U.S. military and CIA. In 2016 the use of torture became a topic during the Presidential race when candidate Donald Trump suggested it should be used against the Islamic State. Opponents of torture argue that the U.S. should never practice torture since it is inhumane and illegal under international law. Proponents argue that the military should not be prevented from using torture if they believe it will keep the country safe. See recent torture news
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You can't expect to win or survive if the playing fields have different levels & rules!! Simply put ! If you let it be known that you will only bring a knife to a Gunfight ---you remove fear & caution on the Enemies side!!!. 2 years ago from a Green in Coldwater, MI
I'm with Sam Harris. Torture should be strictly banned. In world-ending-nuclear-threat situations where torture seems the only path, the ethics of preventing mass death should outweigh the immorality of breaking the law and an individual's... 2 years ago from a Green in Salt Lake City, UT
No, torture is inhumane, unethical and ineffective, provides a powerful recruitment tool for terrorists, and those responsible should be jailed. 2 years ago from a Green in Kennesaw, GA
No, this violates the 8th amendment. 2 years ago from a Green in Midvale, UT