In his Truthdig column this week, Chris Hedges gave details about his decision to sue President Barack Obama and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta over a particular part of the National Defense Authorization Act (Title X, Subtitle D, to be precise) that makes room for the military to take up domestic policing in the U.S.

On Tuesday, Hedges and his lawyer, Carl Mayer, paid a visit to “Democracy Now!” to tell host Amy Goodman more about their bold move. For starters, said Hedges, the NDAA represents a “huge and egregious assault against our democracy.” Take a look in the clip below. –KA

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