Wait, What? Ted Cruz Insists US Has ‘Never Engaged in Torture’


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Appearing on Fox & Friends, Cruz was asked whether he would engage in torture, enhanced interrogation, or waterboarding — methods which Republican frontrunner Donald Trump has emphatically championed, despite the practice being illegal and ineffective.

In 2014, following the release of the Senate Select Committee for Intelligence’s torture report, Cruz spoke at the Heritage Foundation denouncing the practice, declaring that “America does not need torture to protect ourselves.”

http://sputniknews.com/us/20160323/1036859644/ted-cruz-claims-no-us-torture.html

 

Anti-torture reforms opposed within psychology group after damning report


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Opposition is building to intended anti-torture reforms within the largest professional organization of psychologists in the US, which faces a crossroads over what a recent report described as its past support for brutal military and CIA interrogations.

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/aug/02/psychological-association-anti-torture-reforms

ANTI-TORTURE REFORMS OPPOSED WITHIN PSYCHOLOGY GROUP AFTER DAMNING REPORT


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Before the American Psychological Association (APA) meets in Toronto next Thursday for what all expect will be a fraught convention that reckons with an independent review that last month found the APA complicit in torture, former military voices within the profession are urging the organization not to participate in what they describe as a witch hunt.

http://www.infowars.com/anti-torture-reforms-opposed-within-psychology-group-after-damning-report/