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FIRST ON FOX: A coalition of five Michigan Republicans is calling on the Department of Justice to investigate anti-Israel activists who have chanted “Death to America” and “Death to Israel” during recent rallies.

Led by Rep. John Moolenaar, R-Mich., the GOP lawmakers penned a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland, characterizing the chants as “anti-American and anti-Semitic,” and arguing they constitute an incitement of violence, are not protected speech and pose a threat to public safety. They also said the chants are evidence terrorist sympathies remain prevalent among certain activist groups.

“Though purportedly held to express support for the Palestinian cause, these events were instead platforms for inciting terrorism and violence,” Moolenaar and the other Republicans wrote. “Repeatedly, we have witnessed in the past several months the harassment and physical assault directed at innocent Americans during or immediately following these events.”

“As defenders of the Constitution of the United States against enemies both foreign and domestic, and as staunch supporters of Israel, we are alarmed by …

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