Reconstruction-Era Laws Show Jan. 6 Cases Are Not Political

By Solomon Shinerock and Annika Conrad (October 24, 2023, 4:02 PM EDT) -- Investigations into the protests and acts of violence at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, have breathed new life into laws passed during the Reconstruction era, the period between 1865-1877 when significant reforms were passed in the wake of the Civil War....

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