Tag: bioterrorism

Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. Ballots, Not Bombs


We are still a nation of laws. Our constitution—and the renewed, reasonable belief that elections matter for all of us—ensures that our political differences are largely managed through peaceful means. This year is no different.

In the past month, we have seen prominent Republicans terrorized with mailed bio-weapons, some of which turned out to be real, and some fake. We have seen prominent Democrats terrorized with mailed bombs, some of which (so far) turned out to be fake. Fake or real, the terrorist effect is the same.


Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Bioterrorism and the United States: We are Vulnerable


Remember the ricin scares and anthrax attacks in this country?

In 1995, two members of a Minnesota militia group were convicted of possession of ricin which they had produced themselves for use in retaliation against local government officials.