Two bills have been introduced, one in the House and the other in the Senate. While both bills share common ground, there are a few stark differences which will need to be addressed before a bipartisan agreement can be reached.
You’ve probably seen messages that claim to provide evidence that busloads of “out of state” looters, rioters, and members of antifa are coming to burn down your town or city. They are bullsh*t. They are a psychological operation being run against Americans. And we should all understand how dangerous they are.
The weeks leading up to Independence Day 2020 were a truly bizarre period in American public discourse, with an intense period of discussion about racial inequality and police violence sliding into a fraught counter-narrative about antifa radicalism and violence that failed to materialize.
For most of us, this Independence Day is unlike any Fourth of July we’ve experienced before. Yet, this isn’t the first time that our national celebration will fall during contentious, or even dangerous times.