During the protests in Ferguson, armed vigilantes showed up unannounced. They claimed they were there to protect the Constitution. So, what are vigilantes?
Who are the Oath Keepers, and why has the armed group returned to Ferguson?
“On their Web site, the Oath Keepers are described as a group focused on fulfilling “the oath all military and police take to ‘defend the Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic.'””
Brazil’s Vigilante Lynchings
“Last month, a man was beaten to death by a mob after being accused of trying to rob a bar in São Luís do Maranhão, in northern Brazil. ”
Dawn Of The Digilante
“By that measure, we’re near the beginning of the digilante phenomenon – much as we were near the beginning of the digital music movement in the early 2000s. But we await both breakthrough and opposition.”
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