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This is not a recent incident, but it is an incident of upmost importance (though mainstream news wouldn’t make it seem like that). I bring this up because¬†Abdulrahman’s grandmother,¬†Nasser al-Awlaki, a Fullbright scholar and founder of Yemen’s Ibb University, penned this op-ed for the NY Times the other day before petitioning a federal court in D.C. to require the government to be accountable for the killing of one of it’s own who had no connections to terrorists.

She is not only demanding well-deserved answers for her grandson’s death (and not mention her son’s death), but she is also raising a very important question that is critical to our checks and balance system: Shouldn’t the Executive branch have to answer to the other 2 branches and the American people for trampling all over the Constitution?