March 8, 2010 9:37 pm

ACLU calls on Obama in full-page New York Times ad

ACLU New York Times AdThe American Civil Liberties Union published a full-page ad in the New York Times featuring a black-and-white picture of President Obama morphing into former President Bush on March 7.

Above the picture reads, “What will it be Mr. President?” and below, “Change or more of the Same?”

The purpose of the ad was to urge President Obama to not back down from his administration’s decision to prosecute the 9/11 suspects in civilian court, according to the ACLU’s press release.

According to the press release, the Obama administration is on the verge of reversing Attorney General Eric Holder’s November decision, turning instead to the discredited military commission system.

The ACLU also sent a letter to President Obama regarding this issue: Read it here.

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