Have you shown up to vote only to encounter a team of armed men acting like law enforcement? Now there’s a resource for you.
Between his recent appeal to a right-wing gang and his campaign’s creation of an “army” for “election security,” President Donald Trump and his allies have fueled concerns in recent weeks that voters will experience intimidation at their polling places.
Georgetown Law’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection published a website on Friday that may help: A state-by-state guide to the laws governing “unauthorized private militia groups,” as well as a checklist for voters to consult if they see a militia at the polls. Look up your state’s laws here.