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When the Government Really Did Fear a Bowling Green Massacre — From a White Supremacist
当政府曾真的担忧鲍灵格林大屠杀 - 来自白人至上主义
Assault rifles, body armor, a possible kill list, but not much attention when feds arrested a white man they said was bent on “race war.”
This story was co-published with The New York Times.
The year was 2012. The place was Bowling Green, Ohio. A federal raid had uncovered what the authorities feared were the makings of a massacre. There were 18 firearms, among them two AR–15 assault rifles, an AR-10 assault rifle and a Remington Model 700 sniper rifle. There was body armor, too, and the authorities counted some 40,000 rounds of ammunition. An extremist had been arrested, and prosecutors suspected that he had been aiming to carry out a wide assortment of killings.
2012那一年，案发地点是俄亥俄州的鲍灵格林，一次联邦调查局的突袭揭发当局的忧虑-酝酿中的屠杀事件。 本案件发现18支枪械，其中有两架AR-15型突击步枪，一架AR-10型突击步枪和一架雷朋顿700型狙击步枪。 同时还发现防弹衣，四万发弹药。 一名极端分子被捕，检察官怀疑他一直打算进行各种各样的杀人计划。
“This defendant, quite simply, was a well-funded, well-armed and focused one-man army of racial and religious hate,” prosecutors said in a court filing.
The man arrested and charged was Richard Schmidt, a middleaged owner of a business at a mall in town. Prosecutors would later call him a white supremacist. His planned targets, federal authorities said, had been AfricanAmericans and Jews. They’d found a list with the names and addresses of those to be assassinated, including the leaders of NAACP chapters in Michigan and Ohio.
该名被捕和被控告男子名叫理查德·施密特（Richard Schmidt），是一名在镇上商城里经营运动纪念品生意的中年老板。 检察官稍后会称他为白人至上主义者。 联邦当局说，他的计划目标是非洲裔美国人和犹太人。 他们找到了一份记录将被暗杀的人物和地址的名单，其中包括在密歇根州和俄亥俄州的NAACP分会的领导。
注：NAACP-全国有色人种协进会(National Association for the Advancement of Colored People)是一个由美国白人和黑人组成的旨在促进黑人民权的全国性组织。
But Schmidt wound up being sentenced to less than six years in prison, after a federal judge said prosecutors had failed to adequately establish that he was a political terrorist, and he is scheduled for release in February 2018. The foiling of what the government worried was a credible plan for mass murder gained little national attention.