Letters to the Editor
October 27, 2021
Resist U.S. Attorney General’s Attack on Parents
I was shocked to learn last week that U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland has directed the FBI and federal prosecutors to charge parents who speak up at school board meetings under domestic terrorism and civil rights laws. Acting U.S. Attorney for Montana Leif Johnson delivered this message to the Montana County Attorneys Association, and has provided a follow-up letter explaining the federal claim of urgency in this matter.
As a local prosecutor enforcing Montana state laws, I have worked with federal agents and prosecutors over the year...