The FBI used “threat tags” created by the bureau’s counterterrorism division to launch dozens of investigations into parents who had protested at school board meetings, whistleblowers disclosed.
The probes targeted parents who were reported on a new Justice Department “snitch line.”
The FBI investigations included a father opposed to mask mandates and a mother deemed a threat for “owning guns” and belonging to a group called “Moms for liberty.”
“You’ve got over two dozen cases that whistleblowers came to us about, that they had concerns on,” Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, the ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, told the Washington Times. “If that isn’t designed to chill speech, I don’t know what does.” Read more…