Environmentalists aren't just a threat to the economy, they are also a threat to property and human life.
Unhappy that most Americans support the clean, safe Keystone XL jobs project, raging environmentalists are now engaging in a campaign of vandalism and trespassing. Environmentalists see crime as a civil right.
Environmentalists "have taken to chaining themselves to machinery and trucks in an attempt to stall construction," POLITICO reports.
Those criminals are the nice ones. There have also been attempts to plant bombs on natural gas pipelines.
Ecoterrorism is a serious problem in the United States. Because leftists see authority over others as their right they too often resort to violence in order to grasp control.
Environmentalists in the United States have also recently set fire to the homes of medical researchers and destroyed crops and slaughtered animals intended to help develop affordable foods to combat world hunger.
As environmentalism grows increasingly synonymous with violence and terrorism it is important Congress take action to confront the growing threat of environmentalist terrorism.