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CSUSB professor interviewed about extremist group known as the ‘Oath Enforcers’
The Guardian (UK)
April 6, 2021

Brian Levin, director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, was interviewed for an article about the extremist group known as the “Oath Enforcers,” which is threatening to “unleash harassment tactics on elected officials and government workers around the country,” the newspaper reported.

Levin commented on the group’s use of “first-amendment auditors,” or FAAs. Levin said that FAAs are a social-media driven movement of libertarian provocateurs who “go to sensitive locations to see if law enforcement, security guards, or property owners will interfere with their activities, which are annoying, but not usually illegal.”

He also commented on the “apparent synergies between sovereign citizens and white supremacists,” which he said “there has been a realignment on the far-right extremist fringe”, wherein “law enforcement is viewed as an arm of a tyrannical government in much the same way that sovereign citizens viewed them decades prior.”

Levin adds that “not only is the ideology getting a rebranding, so too are many far-right figures like former Klan Leader Chester Doles.”

Read the complete article at “How the far-right group ‘Oath Enforcers’ plans to harass political enemies.”

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