What legal standing do armed civilian groups at protests have?

What legal standing do armed civilian groups at protests have?

This summer has seen mass protests stretch across the United States, some of them yielding vandalism and violence. The presence of armed civilian groups at these demonstrations seems to be on the rise, further raising the stakes in situations already tense. Amna Nawaz talks to Georgetown University’s Mary McCord, former Justice Department acting assistant attorney general for national security.

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