In recent months the nation has been rocked by violent riots in major metropolitan areas - perpetuated by far-left and far-right extremist elements. There have been several indicators that federal employees, as well as, federal contractors having been involved in acts of violence, and or expressing support for acts of violence, against innocent civilians, law enforcement personnel, as well as other government entities, and even against privately owned businesses. How will this affect a persons security clearance or public trust position? The act of domestic terrorism is defined as the following:
Violent, criminal acts committed by individuals and/or groups to further ideological goals stemming from domestic influences, such as those of a political, religious, social, racial, or environmental nature. Source FBI.gov
Will federal contractors and employees who are identified as being active participants or supporters of such actions be subject to having their clearance denied / revoked and will they face domestic terror charges? What are your thoughts on the subject.