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Rebuffed an ABM treaty case. (Worth Noting).

* On December 30, 2002, U.S. District Judge John Bates rebuffed an ABM treaty case brought by thirty-two members of the U.S. Congress, saying they had no standing to challenge in court George W. Bush's withdrawal from the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty. The suit was initiated this past June by Democratic Representative Dennis Kucinich of Ohio, who asserted that Bush's decision to withdraw from the ABM Treaty to pursue a vigorous missile defense program was unconstitutional. The claimants now must appeal the decision to a higher court. (For more information, see www.lcnp.org)

Karen Ann Gajewski is a freelance editor and an editorial consultant to the Humanist.
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