[Ed. – If the shoe fits…]
There is understandable outrage over the latest antifa violence. This weekend’s antifa assault on Quillette’s Andy Ngo was particularly alarming in its brutal disdain for the rule of law.
But antifa shouldn’t be too proud of their chaos. Some of its members are likely to soon reap the federal whirlwind. Consider Title 18, Section 241, of the U.S. Code, which explains (my emphasis in bold):
If two or more persons conspire to injure, oppress, threaten, or intimidate any person in any [U.S. locality due to said person’s] free exercise or enjoyment of any right or privilege secured to him by the Constitution or laws of the United States… or if two or more persons go in disguise on the highway, or on the premises of another, with intent to prevent or hinder his free exercise or enjoyment of any right or privilege so secured – They shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both….