Entitled Formally recognize AntiFa as a terrorist organization, the petition was created just four days ago and has already amassed over 144,000 signatures.
Terrorism is defined as “the use of violence and intimidation in pursuit of political aims”. This definition is the same definition used to declare ISIS and other groups, as terrorist organizations. AntiFa has earned this title due to its violent actions in multiple cities and their influence in the killings of multiple police officers throughout the United States. It is time for the Pentagon to be consistent in its actions – and just as they rightfully declared ISIS a terror group, they must declare AntiFa a terror group – on the grounds of principle, integrity, morality, and safety.
The petition has now obtained enough signatures to warrant an official response from the White House.
The political class and the media slammed President Trump after he accused both sides of being responsible for violence during the disturbances in Charlottesville last week.
Elements of the mainstream media have since embraced Antifa despite its vulgar history of using violence to censor free speech.Read more at InfoWars