150-year-old Ku Klux Klan Act cited in lawsuit vs. those in Capitol attack

BY ERICK TRICKEY local@washpost.com From Retropolis, a blog about the past, rediscovered, at washingtonpost.com/retropolis.

Violent attempts to overturn an election aren’t new in American politics. After the Civil War, the Ku Klux Klan launched whitesupremacist insurrections all across the South to stop Black people and their allies from voting. And 150 years ago, President...

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