"Shouldn’t this urgent crisis be subject of first post-recess Senate Judiciary Committee hearing today, instead of ramming through more Trump judges? Our lives are at stake."
With the approach of crucial congressional and state elections, no one should be surprised that domestic terrorism has emerged from the ranks of President Donald Trump's hyper-partisan supporters. In fact, given Trump’s pattern of incitement, many have warned that some of his followers would resort to violence.
Instead of looking to combat-ready police to solve the problem of public disruption, the community itself has the capacity to create structures of safety and support by focusing on solidarity and confronting the foundational issues that are causing the violence in the first place.
The men are accused of participating in violent attacks, as well as using the internet to incite violence ahead of various events.
The charges against members of the Rise Above Movement come weeks after four other members or associates of the group were indicted on riot charges in Virginia.
“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."