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originally posted by: ValentineWiggin
If even a non-Trump supporter can see the fraud (worst case scenerio even), then why does the strong reaction to Trump's statements exist?
I was pointing out that it is hard for me to follow these two very different ideas at once. That democrats/the media in general are so appalled by the idea Donald Trump would say the election is rigged, while at the same time these videos exist and seem to prove that there was fraud.
(a) Whoever travels in interstate or foreign commerce or uses any facility of interstate or foreign commerce, including, but not limited to, the mail, telegraph, telephone, radio, or television, with intent— (1) to incite a riot; or (2) to organize, promote, encourage, participate in, or carry on a riot; or (3) to commit any act of violence in furtherance of a riot; or (4) to aid or abet any person in inciting or participating in or carrying on a riot or committing any act of violence in furtherance of a riot; and who either during the course of any such travel or use or thereafter performs or attempts to perform any other overt act for any purpose specified in subparagraph (A), (B), (C), or (D) of this paragraph—  Shall be fined under this title, or imprisoned not more than five years, or both. (b) In any prosecution under this section, proof that a defendant engaged or attempted to engage in one or more of the overt acts described in subparagraph (A), (B), (C), or (D) of paragraph (1) of subsection (a)  and (1) has traveled in interstate or foreign commerce, or (2) has use of or used any facility of interstate or foreign commerce, including but not limited to, mail, telegraph, telephone, radio, or television, to communicate with or broadcast to any person or group of persons prior to such overt acts, such travel or use shall be admissible proof to establish that such defendant traveled in or used such facility of interstate or foreign commerce.
(720 ILCS 5/25-1) (from Ch. 38, par. 25-1) Sec. 25-1. Mob action. (a) A person commits mob action when he or she engages in any of the following: (1) the knowing or reckless use of force or violence disturbing the public peace by 2 or more persons acting together and without authority of law; (2) the knowing assembly of 2 or more persons with the intent to commit or facilitate the commission of a felony or misdemeanor; or (3) the knowing assembly of 2 or more persons, without authority of law, for the purpose of doing violence to the person or property of anyone supposed to have been guilty of a violation of the law, or for the purpose of exercising correctional powers or regulative powers over any person by violence. (b) Sentence. (1) Mob action in violation of paragraph (1) of subsection (a) is a Class 4 felony. (2) Mob action in violation of paragraphs (2) and (3) of subsection (a) is a Class C misdemeanor. (3) A participant in a mob action that by violence inflicts injury to the person or property of another commits a Class 4 felony. (4) A participant in a mob action who does not withdraw when commanded to do so by a peace officer commits a Class A misdemeanor. (5) In addition to any other sentence that may be imposed, a court shall order any person convicted of mob action to perform community service for not less than 30 and not more than 120 hours, if community service is available in the jurisdiction and is funded and approved by the county board of the county where the offense was committed. In addition, whenever any person is placed on supervision for an alleged offense under this Section, the supervision shall be conditioned upon the performance of the community service. This paragraph does not apply when the court imposes a sentence of incarceration. (Source: P.A. 96-710, eff. 1-1-10; 97-1108, eff. 1-1-13.)
We are being told that Donald Trump is going to press charges on these people
(b) As used in this chapter, the term “to incite a riot”, or “to organize, promote, encourage, participate in, or carry on a riot”, includes, but is not limited to, urging or instigating other persons to riot, but shall not be deemed to mean the mere oral or written (1) advocacy of ideas or (2) expression of belief, not involving advocacy of any act or acts of violence or assertion of the rightness of, or the right to commit, any such act or acts.
originally posted by: daskakik
I don't know how sheltered a person must be to not know that this is the way it has always been.
2917.01 Inciting to violence. (A) No person shall knowingly engage in conduct designed to urge or incite another to commit any offense of violence, when either of the following apply: (1) The conduct takes place under circumstances that create a clear and present danger that any offense of violence will be committed; (2) The conduct proximately results in the commission of any offense of violence. (B) Whoever violates this section is guilty of inciting to violence. If the offense of violence that the other person is being urged or incited to commit is a misdemeanor, inciting to violence is a misdemeanor of the first degree. If the offense of violence that the other person is being urged or incited to commit is a felony, inciting to violence is a felony of the third degree.
From your link. Which contains not one word to substantiate the claim.
How some of you — I mean the white reactionaries who have pinned their hopes on this marmalade-coloured demagogue — have sacrificed moral and intellectual integrity to preserve your belief in him. How will you recover them after it is all over?