We should not forget those many Americans who did stand up against the torture of the Bush administration, did have consciences, and did resist. For Alyssa Peterson, the moral conflict of being an American torturing prisoners was too much. Seven years ago today, she killed herself. But she never killed her honor. And she and many others helped preserve what remains of the honor of the United States.
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