Confederate Flag Defenders Charged With Terrorism

It isn’t only beloved Muslims who engage in terrorism. Hated rednecks do too — provided you define “terrorism” loosely enough:

A Georgia grand jury formally charged 15 members of a group supporting the Confederate flag on terror charges following a July confrontation with a black family who was celebrating a child’s birthday, according to an indictment released Monday.

Douglas County District Attorney Brian Fortner said members of the “Respect the Flag” group violated the state’s Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act and made terroristic threats when their caravan of vehicles bearing the rebel flag drove past a neighborhood party.

What actually occurred is in dispute.

Levi Bush, who was part of the procession, told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in July that the motorcade was making its way back from a nearby event when it drove through the area. Kayla Norton, another member of the group, told FOX5 that party-goers began throwing objects at the trucks and making threats.

People from the birthday party contend that “Respect the Flag” participants yelled racial slurs and flashed guns.

Police were eventually called to the scene, though no one was arrested at the time.

“Officers on scene were given conflicting statements as to what led up to the confrontation,” the Douglasville Police Department said in a statement. “We do not have any evidence of any shots fired nor were there any reports of a physical altercation taking place.”

Sounds like not much happened. But details aren’t important when we already know that whites flying Confederate flags are bad. Plus they are terrorists.

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Soon just owning one will be a terrorist act.

On tips from Torcer and Wiggins. Cross-posted at Moonbattery.

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