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The Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act which was passed in the House of Representatives is now heading to the Senate and is slated for passage.
The bill will assemble two bodies to identify and recommend methods of dealing with those who are too radicalized or deemed enemies of the state.
There are a growing number of Americans who advocate an armed and lethal force populace for the sole purpose of intimidating government - wishful thinking that this will prevent tyranny, and this bill is the government’s response. The bill passed the house by 400 to 6 – clearly the government is very concerned about America’s radicalization and people trying to intimidate them.
However, the term ‘enemies of the state’ is too vaguely defined and it is meant to be vague, it really means a multiple of ‘sins’ so to speak. We think we are above the description, but in reality we have become the enemy, not some off shore group of thugs which we have laws regarding now.
Originally posted by SystemiK
Here is an interesting video which illustrates just how dangerous this legislation really is:
The Bill of Rights protects the freedoms of speech, press, and religion; the right to keep and bear arms; the freedom of assembly; the freedom to petition; and prohibits unreasonable search and seizure; cruel and unusual punishment; and compelled self-incrimination. The Bill of Rights also prohibits Congress from making any law respecting establishment of religion and prohibits the Federal Government from depriving any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law.
Originally posted by DimensionalDetective
reply to post by Obsurion
Make no mistake about it---This has ZERO to do with terrorism...ZERO...This is 100% targeting of the citizens of this country to keep them as conforming, intimidated sheep.
This is The Patriot Act on Steroids.