Not in our backyard. That is US Representative Sue Myrick’s (NC-09) message to Congress. She introduced a bill this week to stop prisoners from Guantanamo Bay from being sent to North Carolina. It does this by prohibiting federal funds from being used to transport detainees to, and housing them within, the state.
“This legislation sends a clear message that we don’t want enemy combatants and terrorists housed in our backyard,” Rep. Myrick said. Continue reading