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insurrectionism

Definitions

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  • noun the principle of revolt against constituted authority

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Josh Horwitz of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence has quite a fixation about "insurrectionism," which he says is "The notion that our Constitution empowers individuals to start shooting and killing local, state and federal officials when they personally believe our government has become 'tyrannical'."

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  • Josh Horwitz of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence has quite a fixation about "insurrectionism," which he says is "The notion that our Constitution empowers individuals to start shooting and killing local, state and federal officials when they personally believe our government has become 'tyrannical'."

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  • The site allows them to comment on the issues of the day in their own words, and opens a virtual Pandora's box of racism, misogyny, homophobia, anti-immigrant animus, religious bigotry, anti-environmentalism, insurrectionism, and other troubling ideology.

    Josh Horwitz: The NRA Knows Corruption. Just Ask Jack Abramoff.

  • Far from protecting liberty, insurrectionism deprives American citizens of their freedom.

    Josh Horwitz: Insurrectionism Goes "Mainstream"

  • CSGV has argued that not only does insurrectionism degrade the democratic values and institutions that protect the freedoms that we enjoy as Americans; it also poses a direct threat to the very existence of our constitutional democracy.

    Josh Horwitz: Insurrectionism Goes "Mainstream"

  • Her association with the Alaska Independence Party, and embrace of insurrectionism, is an anathema to this oath.

    Josh Horwitz: Is Sarah Palin "Mainstream" on Guns?

  • Equally troubling is AIP's embrace of insurrectionism -- the belief that the Second Amendment grants individual citizens the right to confront their government with force of arms when they feel it has become "tyrannical" (the same view which Timothy McVeigh used to justify his attack on the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City).

    Josh Horwitz: Is Sarah Palin "Mainstream" on Guns?

  • The “Left”opportunist exponents of urban insurrectionism and military adventurism who had been responsible for the consequent grave damage to the rural mass base and for Kampanyang Ahos in Mindanao as early as 1985 also joined the Filipino assets of U.S. imperialism and the Right opportunists in recriminations against the Party for the boycott policy error and in making misrepresentations about the character, implications, magnitude and consequences of this error.

    Introduction to Philippine Economy and Politics - Jose Maria Sison CPP

  • Few wanted to see what Giffords saw - that the vandalism and death threats were the latest consequences of a tide of ugly insurrectionism that had been rising since the final weeks of the 2008 campaign and that had threatened to turn violent from the start.

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  • Few wanted to see what Giffords saw - that the vandalism and death threats were the latest consequences of a tide of ugly insurrectionism that had been rising since the final weeks of the 2008 campaign and that had threatened to turn violent from the start.

    NYT > Home Page

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