Honduran congress dismisses Supreme Court justices

Honduras army soldiers secure the area outside of the National Congress in the capital city of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Tuesday Dec. 11, 2012. The Honduran congress approved a bill Tuesday to submit President Porfirio Lobo's police cleanup program to a popular vote, after the measure was blocked by the courts. (AP Photo/Fernando Antonio)Honduras' political standoff escalated Wednesday as legal officials debated whether a congressional vote to remove four Supreme Court justices violated the constitution.