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White Supremacists Plead Not Guilty To Terrorizing Residents of North Dakota Town With Guns

Two white supremacists pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of terrorizing residents in a tiny North Dakota town with guns, the Bismarck Tribune reported.

Attorneys for Craig Cobb and Kynan Dutton, who planned to take over Leith, N.D. and turn it into an all-white enclave, argued that the men's guns were legal and asked for the seven felony terrorizing charges against their clients to be dismissed, or reduced to disorderly conduct.

District Judge Donald Jorgensen instead ordered a trial. A date for that trial has not been set, according to the Tribune.

Source: Talking Points Memo . Read full article. (link)

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    If there are no charges of crimes against a protected class, of what consequence is their race or ideology? Were they even actually 'purifying' the 1.3 square miles of N. Dakota with 16 people living on it (not very supremacist but I guess you've got to start somewhere)? As I understand it, they patrolled their neighborhood in self-defence and didn't even discharge their firearms.

    But hey, let's just go with stereotypes and presumption of guilt regardless of the applicability; White Supremacists pulled over for speeding... Black Militants stopped and frisked for walking while black... Gays guys beat up by homophobes for having HIV... why not?

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