A group of 12 Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee is demanding that Attorney General Merrick Garland rescind a memo directing the FBI to police school board meetings, after the interest group whose complaint prompted the directive apologized for likening parent protests to “domestic terrorism.” Garland’s memo, which sparked much controversy since its Oct. 4 release, directs the FBI to work with state and local governments to address an alleged “disturbing spike in harassment, intimidation, and threats of violence” against teachers and school leaders. Garland has admitted that his department issued the memo after communicating with the White House about a letter from the National School Boards Association (NSBA), which urged the Biden administration to invoke counter-terrorism laws to handle “angry mobs” of parents seeking to hold school officials accountable for the teaching of the Marxist critical race theory and for imposing COVID-19 restrictions on their children. Following widespread …https://www.theepochtimes.com/c-us-politics


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