Friday, February 20, 2015

Cue up another conservative tantrum: DHS issues warning about threat from right-wing terrorists

Anew intelligence assessment circulated by the Department of Homeland Security warns law enforcement agencies of the continuing threat from right-wing extremists.

The report, which was produced in coordination with the FBI, focuses on the threat posed by so-called “sovereign citizens,” who believe that federal, state, and local laws do not apply to them.

Federal authorities listed 24 violent attacks in the U.S. since 2010 that have been carried out by sovereign citizens, usually against law enforcement officers, reported CNN.

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