Missouri Rally For 'J6' Coming Soon

A right-wing meetup is garnering attention and likely provides a great way for working-class locals to get on some kind of federal watch list . . .

Called the J6 Truth and Light Freedom Festival, the event runs Friday through Sunday in Rogersville and is supposed to feature numerous speakers, live and via Zoom. Some are facing multiple felony charges in connection with the Jan. 6, 2021, attack and one recently was sentenced to 18 years in prison.

“These events are really important to watch,” said Chuck Tanner, research director at the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights, which has tracked extremist activity for decades.

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Missouri rally to support Jan. 6 defendants. Critics say it's 'celebrating the violence'

"It allows participants to essentially publicly express their identity," a KU professor and expert on extremism said. "That not only reinforces those identities, but it also can tend to radicalize people further."