Article originally appeared on thefederalist.com.
A South Bend, Indiana, branch of the NAACP held a press conference Thursday morning at 6:30 a.m. outside the house of Republican City Councilwoman Amy Drake to protest her criticism of Indiana’s public health bureaucracy. A May 1 press release and social media posts proclaimed the group’s intent to protest outside Drake’s home, where she lives with her husband and seven school-age children.
South Bend NAACP Chairwoman Trina Robinson told The Federalist Wednesday that after internal pushback she decided to switch the “peaceful demonstration” to a press conference, still outside the Drakes’ home at 6:30 a.m. Drake, who has written opinion articles for The Federalist, told The Federalist that holding any demonstrations outside her home is a form of “domestic terrorism” intended to influence her votes by harassing and threatening her family.
Drake cited the FBI’s definition of domestic terrorism: “Appearing to be intended …
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