(a)(1) Whoever teaches or demonstrates to any other person the use, application, or making
of any firearm or explosive or incendiary device, or technique capable of causing
injury or death to persons, knowing or having reason to know or intending that the
same will be unlawfully employed for use in, or in furtherance of, a civil disorder
which may in any way or degree obstruct, delay, or adversely affect commerce or the
movement of any article or commodity in commerce or the conduct or performance of
any federally protected function; or
(2) Whoever transports or manufactures for transportation in commerce any firearm, or
explosive or incendiary device, knowing or having reason to know or intending that
the same will be used unlawfully in furtherance of a civil disorder; or
(3) Whoever commits or attempts to commit any act to obstruct, impede, or interfere with
any fireman or law enforcement officer lawfully engaged in the lawful performance
of his official duties incident to and during the commission of a civil disorder which
in any way or degree obstructs, delays, or adversely affects commerce or the movement
of any article or commodity in commerce or the conduct or performance of any federally
Shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.
(b) Nothing contained in this section shall make unlawful any act of any law enforcement
officer which is performed in the lawful performance of his official duties.
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