The U.S. Is Preparing For Martial Law
With all of the issues surrounding guns in the United States, many registered gun owners are wondering whether or not the issues are being construed to disarm Americans. Worried about losing their Second Amendment right to bear arms, many have theorized that the true reason behind disarming civilians is to prepare for martial law. In 2010 truTV’s Conspiracy Theory released an episode entitled, “Police State,” where they investigated prison-like facilities that were being built in collaboration with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Many argued that these FEMA camps could be used to house civilians that don’t agree with American policy, rather than just the preparation by states to react to natural catastrophes. One of the biggest criticisms after Hurricane Katrina was how ill-prepared the state was to handle that much natural destruction. The episode went under intense scrutiny after it aired, and a U.S. Representative spoke out against its accusations and called for the removal of the program. Since this was all revealed by an entertainment program, this added to the perception that perhaps the government didn’t want this truth to be revealed to the world just yet.