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Tue Dec 14, 2021, 02:14 PM

Proud Boys and Oaf Creepers sued over January 6 attack

D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine announced Tuesday that his office is suing the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers over the January 6 attack at the U.S. Capitol complex. Using a law that had been used to go after the Ku Klux Klan, the civil lawsuit will try to obtain financial relief from the groups.

The lawsuit also marks the first civil lawsuit by a government agency to seek penalties for the attack on Congress by a crowd of pro-Trump protestors in an attempt to stop the certification of President Joe Biden's electoral victory. The suit says the defendants are responsible for "conspiring to terrorize the District by planning, promoting, and participating in the violent January 6, 2021, attack on the United States Capitol Building."

The civil war-era law was recently used for the first time in modern history in the civil lawsuit Sines v. Kessler, which won $26 million in compensatory and punitive damages from white supremacists and neo-Nazis who helped organize the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2017. The "Ku Klux Klan Act," an 1871 statute, was designed to protect African Americans from the Ku Klux Klan and other hate groups.

The lawsuit names both individual defendants, like alleged members of the Proud Boys, Ethan Nordean, Joseph Biggs and Zach Rehl, as well as those allegedly associated with the Oath Keepers, Thomas Caldwell, Donovan Crowl, and Jessica Watkins. The larger organizations of Proud Boys International, LLC, and the Oath Keepers are also named as defendants.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/proud-boys-and-oath-keepers-sued-over-january-6-attack/ar-AARObDu

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Tue Dec 14, 2021, 02:29 PM

1. It's that time of the year, in which i want to say to them...

Merry Christmas, knuckleheads!

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Tue Dec 14, 2021, 02:52 PM

2. Let's us forget the "leaders" of these groups who were cowards and didn't go to the Capitol



They were there but didn't go to the Capitol. They stayed away so as not to get caught.



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