The text of most of the banners read simply "Obama Veto NDAA" and gave the number for the White House comment line, 202-456-1111. One banner read "Indefinite Detention?" and gave the number. The banners were hung from bridges crossing the 91 freeway at different locations within the city of Riverside.
As of yet no individual or group has taken credit for the banner dropping. It is not clear whether the action has any affiliation with Occupy Riverside, as no images or slogans from the movement were present on any of the banners.
The public is in uproar about a provision to the annual war spending bill that will allow indefinite military detentions, which opponents view as a suspension of the writ of habeus corpus and a violation of the right to due process. The president had earlier said he would veto the bill, but has since changed his position, stating that he would sign it into law.