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Scott, that's not how it is. I believe, like most people here, that racism and bigotry are wrong. But can we keep people out for having certain beliefs? Legally and morally that would be difficult, though I'm sure we would get together and figure out how to deal with it.
The AN cross the line into actions-- violent, criminal actions. Here is a partial tally of the damage to Kootenai county as reported by Norman Gissel, the lawyer who helped put Richard Butler out of business:9 murders
many robberies, including a million-dollar armored car robbery
a damaged reputation as a community that welcomes the AN
intimidation and threats
incitement to acts of violence
The FBI calls them terrorists. Seems to me we ought to have some legal standing to keep them out entirely. Mr. Gissel and Mr. Stewart gave us a lot of success stories of how other communities dealt with the AN and succeeded in peacefully, legally, and non-violently getting rid of them.
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