ACLU Sues U.S. Government Over Awlaki’s Hit List Designation

In a surprising and controversial move,  the ACLU and the Center for Constitutional Rights CCR are suing Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner over the government’s decision to put radical Muslim cleric Anwar Awlaki on a hit list and freeze his U.S. assets according to this ABC News report.

Awlaki, a U.S. citizen now living in Yemen, has been linked to several alleged terror attacks including the Fort Hood shootings, the attempted Christmas Day bombing of Northwest 253 and the failed car bombing of Times Square.

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