The Department of Homeland Security is warning that “groups that reject federal authority in favor of state or local authority “ are to be carefully watched. DHS warns:
“It may include groups and individuals that are dedicated to a single-issue, such as opposition to abortion or immigration,”
So anti-abortion activists and those with Pro-Life bumper stickers are to be considered potential militia?
Interesting. We cannot profile Arab Muslim men between certain ages (remember white haired citizens in wheel chairs going thru vigorous screening at airports?) but we should look out for those crazy anti-abortion, anti-illegal immigration folks (bet they have guns!)
Local police departments and the federal gov’t are now watching YOU!
- The nine-page document was sent to police and sheriff’s departments across the United States on April 7 under the headline, “Rightwing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling Resurgence in Radicalization and Recruitment.”
It says the federal government “will be working with its state and local partners over the next several months” to gather information on “rightwing extremist activity in the United States…
a correlation may exist between the potential passage of gun control legislation and increased hoarding of ammunition, weapons stockpiling, and paramilitary training activities among rightwing extremists,” the report said.
The FBI was quoted Monday as saying that, since November, more than 7 million people have applied for criminal background checks in order to buy weapons. ”