Scary Right-Wing Neo-Nazis Making Threats

Here is an article about some of the death threats being made by far-right gun nuts against people who oppose them, such as the single Democratic representative in the VA State House who owns up to belonging to the very-mild Democratic Socialists of America.  (I didn’t even know there was one!) He’s worried, because the gun nuts are lying that he wants to take away all their guns, which he doesn’t.

He is in favor of some gun laws, but has his reservation about the ‘red flag’ laws, as he explains here:

“Chief among [the] concerns [of this Socialist representative] is red flag laws, which allow police, relatives, or some other third parties to request that a court remove a person’s guns temporarily, and often, those judicial hearings are held “ex parte,” meaning the defendant doesn’t have to be there. Carter says that he monitors online forums where members of the extreme right converse (“because they regularly discuss killing me, so I kind of have to,” he says), and has seen them say that they would file false red flag orders against people they’d like to attack. Whether those efforts would be successful, or even possible, depends on how the particular red flag law is written.
Full link: https://dcist.com/story/20/01/16/death-threats-will-force-virginia-lawmaker-to-a-safe-house-during-pro-gun-rally/?fbclid=IwAR3_KLk7jHFa__APkdfcUs4kVR66DFXnAEVCoWyuko2smqjwcT0sFXL6GOo
From Wikipedia:

Lee Jin Carter (born June 2, 1987) is an American politician who has represented the 50th district in the Virginia House of Delegates since 2018. He defeated Jackson Miller, the Republican House Majority Whip, to win the seat. Born in North Carolina, Carter is a member of the Democratic Party, an IT specialist, and a former Marine. Carter serves on the Finance Committee and the Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee. He was endorsed by the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), of which he is a member.

As a U.S. Marine, Carter served in the Middle East and the Mediterranean. His unit was also one of the first to respond to the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti.[1]

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  1. If Carter was a Marine, then he probably has a few firearms of his own and knows how to use them. He probably also has some edged weapons.

    The Neo-Nazi’s threatening him will have to sneak up on him and shoot him in the back when he is unarmed like the bullies and cowards they are. If Carter knows they are coming, he will be ready and they’d probably end up being the losers.

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