Saturday, April 18, 2009

DHS Being Sued For Rightwing Extremism Policy

Napolitano is Lying to Americans About Her Department’s Rightwing Extremism Report; TMLC Files Suit

ANN ARBOR, MI – The Thomas More Law Center, a national public interest law firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, announced that yesterday evening it filed a federal lawsuit against Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. The lawsuit claims that her Department’s “Rightwing Extremism Policy,” as reflected in the recently publicized Intelligence Assessment, “Rightwing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling Resurgence in Radicalization and Recruitment,” violates the civil liberties of combat veterans as well as American citizens by targeting them for disfavored treatment on account of their political beliefs.

Editor's note: The DHS Report specifically mentions the following traits that law enforcement should use to determine whether someone is a “rightwing extremist”:
  • Returning war veterans
  • Opposes one world government
  • Belief in end times' prophecies

1 comment:

  1. I just heard about this over the weekend. I never thought I would be singled out by my own government as a "threat".

    I now see how dark my rose colored glasses are and will be glad when Jesus gets here.


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