This is why taking civil liberties away from any group of people is a bad idea for America. Sooner or later, someone will try to apply it to an unintended victim and someone else will let them get away with it.
Robert S. Smith, an associate judge, asked whether that meant the members of the rival gangs were also terrorists.
“In the abstract, yes,” Mr. Coddington answered.
“So everyone is a terrorist,” Judge Smith said.