Civil rights organizations question ‘domestic violent extremism’ label

August 2, 2023
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

...A coalition of national civil rights organizations have raised concern to the federal government about the phrase “domestic violent extremism” that has been used to justify arrests of opponents of Atlanta’s public safety training center.

In a letter to U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas, the American Civil Liberties Union, NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Brennan Center for Justice and Center for Constitutional Rights warned of the potential negative impacts that the department’s classifications have on local communities...

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