U.S. Attorney General Barr is proposing that antiracist and “antifa” activities be considered sedition, which is treason. If this push is successful, things are likely to get very, very bad. It will restrict or eliminate First Amendment protection of speech for those on the Left.

There doesn’t need to be a successful prosecution; the mere possibility of a serious charge will deter some people from acting. The New York Times has also reported that the Department of Justice has opened a…