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Is there an armed extreme left?

Of course, there have been individuals and groups with left-leaning ideologies who have perpetrated gun violence in the US. However, readers should avoid false equivalence: At present, in extreme right circles, numerous militias, white supremacists, and other fringe groups stockpile weapons and openly discuss acts of violence with regularity. The assessment of law enforcement is that these groups on the extreme right cause the greatest risk to domestic security.

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