Make a post of 5–7 paragraphs discussing the possibility of martial law in the wake of a terrorist attack or a significant natural or man-made disaster.
- What is the purpose of martial law? Explain.
- What would have to be the magnitude of an event for the government to decide to initiate martial law? Why?
- Currently, how likely do you think it is that martial law will be initiated in response to a significant terrorist attack or natural disaster? Explain.
- With regard to the U.S. Constitution and civil liberties, what are the arguments against the use of martial law? Explain.
- Do you agree or disagree? Explain your position
- Following Hurricane Katrina, citizens’ guns were confiscated, and many were forced to relocate.
- Address the following in 300–500 words:
- Research and summarize the 1878 Posse Comitatus Act.
- Were any constitutional rights violated during Hurricane Katrina with regard to policing by the military on U.S. soil? Why or why not?
- Why have some argued that the 1878 Posse Comitatus Act should be eliminated? Explain.
- Do you agree with its proposed removal? Why or why not?
- All sources must be referenced using APA style.