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FBI: Ashli Babbitt, Betsy Ross Flag, ‘2A,’ Are Terrorist Symbols

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  • Aleaked internal FBI guide about violent extremism lists the Second Amendment, the “Betsy Ross flag” and Jan. 6 protester Ashli Babbitt as “Domestic Violent Terrorism Symbols” used by militant extremist groups in the United States.
  • Symbols listed on the guide also include the “Punisher skull” the Spartan helmet and “2A.” The guide says militant violent extremists, also known as MVEs, “justify their existence with the Second Amendment, due to the mention of a ‘well regulated Militia’ as well as the right to bear arms.”

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