By Dana Sanchez
The president declared a national emergency, deployed thousands of National Guard troops around the U.S. and 158 million Americans are under orders to self-quarantine, self-isolate or shelter-in-place to slow the spread of coronavirus.
Viral social media posts and videos claim that martial law is imminent — bogus reports that are being pushed in some cases by people who sell emergency and survivalist products, FactCheck.org reported.
Martial hasn’t been used aggressively at a state level since Southern governors invoked it in the 1950s and 1960s to quell racial unrest, NBC New York, reported. The chances of that happening again, as of now, appear remote, NBC predicted.
Others predict the opposite. President Donald Trump will pivot toward martial law — that’s the prediction of Robert Kuttner, a professor at Brandeis University’s Click here to read entire article