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ADL points to recent surge in extremist activity

The Anti-Defamation League has issued a new report saying militia activity has surged in recent months with more and more overtones of potential violence.

ADL is a non-profit organization that lists as its mission fighting anti-Semitism by counteracting hatred, prejudice and bigotry.

The report, "Violent Voices: Anti-Government Extremism Takes on New Intensity," concludes that, "not only has there been significant growth in militia activity across the U.S., but also evidence that a broad range of anti-government extremist groups and individuals are ramping themselves up for possible violent confrontation with the authorities."

National ADL Chairman Robert Sugarman cited the recent arrests …

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