Attorneys general from multiple U.S. states have accused Joe Biden of providing on "an anemic response" to the catastrophic destruction from Mexican drug cartels that is costing "hundreds of thousands of American lives each year."
They are insisting that Biden start treating the crime organizations, including the Sinaloa Cartel, the Jalisco New Generation Cartel and others, as "foreign terrorist organizations."
"The cartels' intense violence goes far beyond mere resistance to interference with their drug trafficking and now encompasses a general effort to intimidate rivals and expand their influence. This violence, which necessarily involves using firearms and explosives to kill security forces, plainly constitutes terrorist activity," the letter, organized by Virginia AG Jason Miyares explained.
It also was signed by officials for Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and West Virginia.
A report in The Federalist described the letter demanding the FTO designation for drug dealers as "a bid to rectify the chaos caused by President Joe Biden’s open border policies."
The letter also went to Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
The coalition insists the terrorist designation is needed so that state and federal law enforcement agencies would be given "increased powers to freeze cartel assets, deny entry to cartel members, and allow prosecutors to pursue tougher punishments against those who provide material support to the cartels."
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The letter explains, "Traditional counter-narcotics efforts are inadequate to address the threat posed by the Mexican drug cartels. Now that the cartels have made widespread use of assassinations and armed insurgency against the Mexican government, FTO designation is the only way to disrupt these increasingly violent cartel tactics and weaken their criminal enterprise."
Blamed on the criminal organizations are many problems, including the devastating impact of fentanyl, which causes tens of thousands of deaths in just the last year.
"The threat these drug cartels pose is real and imminent – which is why this country must escalate its response," Miyares said in a statement. "Law enforcement agencies need every tool available to fight against this public health and national security crisis, and designating these cartels as Foreign Terrorist Organizations would be an important first step in confronting the gravity of this dangerous crisis."
The report said drug cartels aren't new, but "the Biden administration’s open border policies have made it easier" to traffick drugs into the U.S.
"In June 2021, for instance, the administration announced it would end the Trump-era 'Remain in Mexico' policy, which required illegal border crossers seeking asylum to stay in the Latin American country until their court hearing. The administration has also sought to eliminate Title 42, a health policy that allows federal officials to expel illegal migrants with minimal processing," the report said.
The result was predictable, hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens breaching America's borders and entering.
EDITOR’S NOTE: What is behind the current war against America’s children? Why are so many adults killing their unborn children right up to the moment of birth, or even after? Why are millions of kids sexualized virtually from birth, and injected with an experimental “vaccine” proven to be both ineffective and dangerous, then as toddlers transported to events glorifying mentally ill, demonically possessed men dressed as women?
Why are America’s children systematically sexualized at school, and by transgender recruiters on social media platforms like TikTok, seducing many into “identifying” as the opposite gender, or a brand-new imaginary gender, then encouraged to take powerful drugs and hormones and have their healthy breasts amputated or undergo chemical or surgical castration?
Why are our children simultaneously indoctrinated with toxic Marxist ideologies like “critical race theory” intended to condition them to hate and reject their own country, parents, faith, race, gender and themselves? Why are they simultaneously being frightened of the future by being fed lurid, terrifying – and groundless – apocalyptic tales of the imminent destruction of the world due to global warming?
No wonder youth suicides have skyrocketed, as have depression, anxiety, addiction and drug overdoses. Indeed, fentanyl, the No. 1 cause of death of younger Americans 18 to 45, destroys multitudes of children annually.
Make no mistake: The harm being done to America’s children in this multi-front war is not accidental: Children are the primary target.
WHY? How can all this be happening in the greatest nation on earth? Who and what is behind it? And HOW CAN IT BE STOPPED?
Find out in the explosive January issue of WND’s critically acclaimed monthly Whistleblower magazine, “WINNING THE WAR AGAINST AMERICA’S CHILDREN,” available in both print and state-of-the-art digital editions.
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