Green Scare Update: NLG condemns FBI’s “Operation Backfire” as unconstitutional

 
Green Scare Update: NLG condemns FBI’s “Operation Backfire” as unconstitutional

The National Lawyers Guild condemns the FBI’s Operation Backfire “green scare” tactics as an unconstitutional abuse of authority. The FBI has engaged in an orchestrated campaign of issuing subpoenas to environmental activists, conducting large scale roundups of activists, levying unprecedented penalties for property crimes, and using threats of severe sanctions to leverage fear of conviction and force individuals to turn state’s evidence.

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