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What Is martial law?

A:  martial law is a term used to describe a temporary military takeover of government within a specific area. This is usually undertaken to protect public safety and order when civil authorities are no longer able to retain control. However, martial law has sometimes been criticized by people who believe that it can also be used to suppress dissent and political activities among the civilian population, and sometimes the imposition of military control is controversial. Many nations have measures in their legal codes which allow martial law to be declared. The classic reason to declare it is because of a natural disaster which has overwhelmed...

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martial law over swine flew?

A:  I see it as Political and Economic issue, people are being sacrificed in the name of Peace and Prosperity aka "Change" Got the whole picture? Not unless the infected turns into brain eating zombies. No. Vaccine sales for death. People will mourn for the rest of their lives. Very sad but we are too civilized for martial law. the checkpoints r for our children future it will be more ridiculous when we start shooting the sicks...

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When will martial law hit the street in america ?

A:  Right after the riots start. These will begin when the money becomes worthless and no one can buy the basic necessities any more. It will be ugly and the best armed people will have a major advantage. It will be hell in the cities. It would take a major disaster like a terrorist attack or a natural disaster. I mean, that is what happened in New Orleans after Katrina, the people went to the superdome and lived in filth for weeks, while the National Gaurd came in and disarmed the law abiding citizens of their weapons when they needed them most. Do that **** to me, I''m ready to die. You could be right, after all some one has been planning on it. They have containment camps already built like they are preparing. Maybe we Americans should be the ones planning. When the...

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How to Prepare for martial law

A:  If you have the suspicion that martial law is imminent, you would be wise to take certain steps to prepare for it. Since martial law severely limits your civil liberties, there are a lot of things you probably won''t be able to do once it comes into effect. This involves preparing both physically and mentally, and making sure your family has all the necessary items to survive during the crisis....

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How to Prepare for martial law

A:  If you have the suspicion that martial law is imminent, you would be wise to take certain steps to prepare for it. Since martial law severely limits your civil liberties, there are a lot of things you probably won''t be able to do once it comes into effect. This involves preparing both physically and mentally, and making sure your family has all the necessary items to survive during the crisis....

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How to Avoid Areas of martial law

A:  Avoiding areas under martial law is not only a good idea, but it is also the best way to protect yourself. Even if travel has not been limited by the military in these areas, you are still faced with a series of risks and prohibitions when you travel to these places. You are also exposed to civil unrest and protests, which can be unpredictable and even violent....

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How to Obey Curfew Under martial law

A:  Curfew is one of the first things established under martial law. This is done as to way to keep control over the general population and as way to single out people who may be prone to disobedience and turmoil. Keep in mind that martial law is established to regain control over a chaotic situation, and while you may not agree with the process, the rules are strict to ensure control is regained quickly and safely....

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How to Obey Curfew Under martial law

A:  Curfew is one of the first things established under martial law. This is done as to way to keep control over the general population and as way to single out people who may be prone to disobedience and turmoil. Keep in mind that martial law is established to regain control over a chaotic situation, and while you may not agree with the process, the rules are strict to ensure control is regained quickly and safely....

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How to Tell If martial law is in Effect

A:  martial law is rarely a surprise. For it to be declared, there should be a series of telling events leading up to it. Riots, violence that has escalated beyond the control of local authorities and terrorist attacks may all lead to martial law being put into effect. In all cases, there are usually a few days of chaos, followed by a period of time in which the government does everything in its power to control the situation....

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How to Survive martial law

A:  If martial law has been declared in your city or in the country, there are some things you need to do in order to survive the weeks to come. What exactly you do depends on many factors, including where you live, how extensive the limitations are and what kind of prohibitions are set in place for the civil population. City martial law rules may also be different from those imposed by the federal government....