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Source: WND / Before ITS NEWS
July 28, 2013
Seriously--either go back to school and learn how to do basic fact checking or stay under your salon cape, cakdep.
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From Wikipedia: "In 1983, President Ronald Reagan extended certain benefits to Interpol. Some of these benefits included immunity from lawsuits and prosecution. Likewise, in 2009, President Barack Obama granted certain benefits found in the International Organizations Immunities Act to International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol). Conservative bloggers and people such as former Speaker Newt Gingrich did not support the President extending privileges, exemptions, and immunities to Interpol. Conservative bloggers claimed that by increasing the privileges and immunities Interpol received, the President was allowing an international police to reign freely without legal restraint. They also believe that it is a plot to allow international courts to arrest and prosecute American officials.
Government and Interpol officials claim people are overreacting and are against Interpol receiving privileges, immunities, and exemptions because they do not know how Interpol functions. For example, Interpol does not make arrests (a common misconception) and it does not have a police force. Instead, Interpol shares information and files with the 188 counties it serves. Rachel Billington states that the national police force makes arrests based on national laws"
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