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Sheriff Eddie Guerra
Fresh off their standoff in Nevada (in which there are still no charges), militia members are now turning their sights on the Texas-Mexico border, asking for militia members to gather and defend the border:
A spokeswoman for the group, Denice Freeman, said the operation is a call for civilian militia members — both armed and unarmed — to voluntarily guard private property in the Laredo area and other Texas locations where owners feel threatened by “drug cartels and from gangs, particularly the MS-13 gangs,” a Salvadoran-based gang that is considered among the most dangerous in this country by law enforcement.
Unfortunately, there is already dissent amongst posse supporters:
“This is not a ‘go-in-guns-blazing’ kind of thing,” Freeman said. “This will be handled with the utmost professionalism and security and safety for everyone involved.”

However, in a 21-minute Youtube video featuring a man who identifies himself as Cmdr. Chris Davis, the person said it’s time to secure the borders. “How?” he asked on the video. “You see an illegal. You point your gun dead at him, right between his eyes, and you say, ‘Get back across the border or you will be shot.’”

Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra said "thanks, but no thanks" to the offer of help:
“We don’t need their services on our border. If we ever did I’m sure we have enough good people in Hidalgo County that I can call up,” Guerra said.

Originally posted to Scout Finch on Mon Jul 07, 2014 at 12:24 PM PDT.

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