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Sat Jul 20, 2019, 07:36 PM

Two senators want antifa activists to be labeled 'domestic terrorists.' Here's what that means.

Two Republican senators have introduced a nonbinding resolution that would label antifascists — known as antifa — as “domestic terrorists,” doubling down against radical activists who have drawn criticism from conservatives and President Trump.

“Antifa are terrorists, violent masked bullies who ‘fight fascism’ with actual fascism, protected by Liberal privilege,” Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) said in a statement. “Bullies get their way until someone says no. Elected officials must have courage, not cowardice, to prevent terror.”

Hina Shamsi, director of the national security project at the American Civil Liberties Union, told The Washington Post that she opposes labeling groups as domestic terrorists.

“It is dangerous and overly broad to use labels that are disconnected [from] actual individual conduct,” she said. “And as we’ve seen how ‘terrorism’ has been used already in this country, any such scheme raises significant due process, equal protection and First Amendment constitutional concerns.”

The resolution, which also is sponsored by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), would not change U.S. law. It cites antifa activists occupying the road outside an Immigration and Customs Enforcement office and “doxing” ICE officials by posting their personal information online. The senators also pointed to conservative journalist Andy Ngo, who in June was left bloodied by antifa activists in Portland, Ore.
Conservatives have said antifa activists are a dangerous force. On Wednesday, Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.) sent a letter to Attorney General William P. Barr, asking him to designate antifa activists as domestic terrorists and denounce the attack on Ngo.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/two-senators-want-antifa-activists-to-be-labeled-domestic-terrorists-heres-what-that-means/ar-AAECtvK?li=BBnbcA1

Who can forget that terrible day on Sept. 11, 2001 when Al Qaida doxed the World Trade Center.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sat Jul 20, 2019, 07:41 PM

1. I'd love to see the death and injury count for antifa v. white supremacists.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sat Jul 20, 2019, 07:52 PM

2. "Bullies get their way until someone says no. Elected officials must have courage, not cowardice, "

Tell me about it, you cowardly asshole.


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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sat Jul 20, 2019, 08:08 PM

3. Carnival Cruz is an idiot

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Response to Gothmog (Reply #3)

Sat Jul 20, 2019, 08:13 PM

4. Another harebrained idea like

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the Constitutional amendment he proposed not too long ago. He fake law makes about once every six months or so.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sat Jul 20, 2019, 09:54 PM

5. Anti-choice activists occupy roads outside clinics and post personal information

about those who work there or are seeking services. Do you think Cruz and Cassidy even notice?

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