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Amendments to the 2010 National Defense Authorization Act, which has already been passed by the House, would empower the Attorney General Eric Holder to define gun owners, anti-abortion activists and tax protesters as domestic terrorists in light of recent federal reports that classify millions of Americans as “extremists”.
The evidence required to show that such an organization is affiliated with a violent hate group includes people possessing tattoos identifying them with the group, individuals who attend conferences or rallies sponsored by a “hate group,” people who engage in online discussion forums of an “extremist” nature, people who possess documents, books or photographs or simply “related materials as defined by the Attorney General” that represent “hate propaganda.”
The bill’s definition of “people associated or affiliated with hate groups” include, “Groups or organizations that espouse an intention or expectation of armed revolutionary activity against the United States Government,” or “Other groups or organizations that are determined by the Attorney General to be of a violent, extremist nature.”
"Would prohibit the recruitment, enlistment, or retention of individuals associated or affiliated with groups associated with hate-related violence against groups or persons or the United States government."
Originally posted by LucidDreamer85
reply to post by mnemeth1
So basically everyone and anyone who disagrees with getting screwed over by our gov if it so happens ?
That mixed with the FEMA Camps really brings the picture into a clearer focus...
Originally posted by Anonymous Avatar
I'm getting really tired of this s*. These sell outs in Washington are digging their own graves. The French revolution was not pretty and did not bode well for the Governing elite when retaliation took place. They are going to be pushing to far very soon.
[edit on 7-7-2009 by Anonymous Avatar]
Originally posted by GorehoundLarry
Hm....waiting for more sources than just INFOWARS
But I agree, it's not looking too good. However, I won't hold my breath as this website isn't the most credible.
Also, when I see protestors or gun owners and such being arrested..then I'll start to believe it.
[edit on 7-7-2009 by GorehoundLarry]
Originally posted by Darthorious
Well I think the term "hate group" really needs to be defined as in what constitutes labeling a group as a hate group.
On the surface it just sounds as if it is targeting groups that actually kill individuals based on a hate.
That being said with the inclusion of tattoos it almost sounds like it could also be used to target intercity gangs which I find interesting.
I'm all for a republic I just don't see this particular piece is all that threatening depending on what is defined as a hate group. However there is plenty of other things that are well overstepping the boundaries of the original constitution.