Biden Called on to Reject Vague Domestic Terrorism Measures that Could Target Right Leaning Americans

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Biden Called on to Reject Vague Domestic Terrorism Measures that Could Target Right Leaning Americans

Samuel Case, FISM News

 

Former CIA  Director John Brennan appeared on MSNBC last week to inform the press that the Biden team is considering targeting “religious extremists, authoritarians, fascists, bigots, racists, nativists, [and] even libertarians.” He claims these individuals form an “unholy alliance” that could start an insurgency.

Brennan was slammed by bi-partisan voices. New York Post Opinion writer, David Harsanyi ridiculed the vagaries and unconstitutionality of the proposal.

Brennan surely understands there is nothing prohibiting Americans from being religious extremists, fascists, bigots, racists, nativists or even libertarians. It’s definitely none of his business, or that of intelligence agencies, to define what those terms mean.

Former Democratic Representative of Hawaii, Tulsi Gabbard, attacked the comments in a Fox News interview. She also raised concerns over Rep. Adam Schiff’s Confronting Threats of Domestic Terrorism Act, introduced in 2019, which the Biden administration is reportedly considering. She called on President Biden to reject Brennan and Schiff, along with others like them.

The Confronting the Threat of Domestic Terrorism Act, H.R. 4192, has received incredible blowback from over 100 civil rights groups and even from some left wing Democrats. Rep. Rashida Tlaib wrote a letter denouncing the bill as a violation of civil rights.

Our history is littered with examples of initiatives sold as being necessary to fight extremism that quickly devolve into tools used for the mass violation of the human and civil rights of the American people…

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