Should people (in the United States) that say they are going to go fight for ISIS be arrested?

Posted by: JansenReighard

While ISIS has definitely involved America as part of it's Jihad, is it justifiable to arrest someone who has not committed a crime?

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Yes

ISIS is an enemy of the U.S.
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No

It would be wrong to detain someone who has not done anything wrong because of preemptive decisiveness.
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biggest_pro_going says2015-08-23T17:12:51.4059217Z
The hole point of America is FREEDOM. Freedom to do what you want, like join ISIS.
Haroush says2015-08-24T01:18:25.9896502Z
There is a difference between freedom and insanity. Joining ISIS is insanity.
FreedomBeforeEquality says2015-08-24T14:34:40.2436145Z
They might should be flown there and shot as they step off the plane? I think going the distance of even purchasing airfare too meet up and join them is evidence enough of their crimes. You would have essentially just paid money directly toward the recruitment and transport of enemy forces ... Aiding the enemy.
The_American_Sniper says2015-08-25T04:14:41.3296777Z
I don't know what hole you are talking about..
idoubtit says2015-08-31T03:39:19.3333600Z
I would say they should be framed to appear to be a spy trying to infiltrate ISIS, and then accidentally on purpose let fall into ISIS hands. That way they will get exactly what they were preparing to give.
idoubtit says2015-08-31T03:44:45.5437975Z
Correction: The above is if they actually go through with contacting ISIS. It wouldn't apply if someone sitting on their sofa remarked to their mother, hey I think I'll go join ISIS. Which isn't the sort of thing that happens. When the talking about it extends to talking to terrorists or trying to make contact, that crosses the line from speech to action. Their speech in this case IS action.
FreedomBeforeEquality says2015-08-31T15:55:39.8792329Z
Ooo now theres a creative way of doing things. Frame them in the eyes of the people they were going to help. Then you get a beheading propaganda video to help bolster Americans against ISIS back home at the cost of a traitor and enemy. No one has to know what they were truly off to go do ... And it effectively reverses what they were doing and uses their sacrifice against their cause. Cruel ... But all's fair in war.
FreedomBeforeEquality says2015-08-31T15:58:42.8095233Z
Cruel to them i mean ... If there is an afterlife ... For them to have to watch down and see that what they stood for got completely turned around on them and they actually became a martyr for the US. That'd be quite the punishment to give someone.
FreedomBeforeEquality says2015-08-31T15:59:04.8216877Z
Cruel to them i mean ... If there is an afterlife ... For them to have to watch down and see that what they stood for got completely turned around on them and they actually became a martyr for the US. That'd be quite the punishment to give someone.
idoubtit says2015-09-02T00:24:42.0999270Z
Best of all, ISIS is the bad guy doing the dirty work, so less chance of protests here, over our gov't having the audacity to punish a traitor trying to help those poor misunderstood extremists who are trying to murder us.

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