FBI director Christopher Wray today declared that “white nationalists” and the “far-right” are being treated as a threat on par with ISIS. The Department of Justice under William Barr has also ordered a massive offensive against “anti-Semitism.”
In Texas, FBI prosecutors are now trying to get 23-year-old Aiden Bruce-Umbaugh the maximum sentence of ten years for the crime of owning firearms while smoking marijuana by placing emphasis on his alleged Constitutionally protected political beliefs in order to paint him as a “dangerous individual.” Millions of Americans own firearms while smoking marijuana.
The amounts of marijuana in question were clearly for personal use, but federal law still prohibits its possession simultaneous with a firearm whether its legally obtained, for medical purposes or recreational. The young defendant appeared to understand the political ramifications of his arrest, when he mentioned that the commotion was about his ownership of a swastika flag.
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