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Texas Minutemen: Border and Shannon Mcgauley

texas minutemen: The U.S. Border Patrol this week warned local landowners in Texas that it expects possible armed civilians to come onto their property because of the caravan, according to CTV. Three activists told The Associated Press that they were going to the border or organizing others, and groups on Facebook have posted dire warnings about the caravan. But the prospect of armed civilians at the border -- and the escalating political rhetoric over immigration -- have fueled fears of vigilantism at a time when tensions are already running high because of the mail bomb attacks against some of Trump's critics. One said it was imperative that we have boots on the ground. They're just laughing in our face, said Shannon McGauley, president of the Texas Minutemen. Another wrote WAR! SECURE THE BORDER NOW! The militia members said they plan to bring guns and equipment such as bulletproof vests and lend a hand to the Border Patrol to protect against people unlawfully entering the country. ( As reported in the news.