According to the Department of Defense, “protests.”
A written exam administered by the Pentagon labels “protests” as a form of “low-level terrorism” — enraging civil liberties advocates and activist groups who say it shows blatant disregard of the First Amendment.The written exam, given as part of Department of Defense employees’ routine training, includes a multiple-choice question that asks:
“Which of the following is an example of low-level terrorism?”The correct answer, according to the exam, is “Protests.”
— Attacking the Pentagon
— Hate crimes against racial groups
Question 1: How, how is speaking out against some policy that is disliked, en mass, but otherwise peacefully, terrorism in any way, shape or form? Does dissent create terror? Please explain how.
Question 2: Does this scare you, as a supporter of the First Amendment?