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The Pentagon did not support the use of the law of revolts due to unrest

The Secretary of defense mark Esper stated that it did not support the use of the law of rebellion for the army during the suppression of the riots. Previously, the possibility of the use of the law was publicly discussed by President Donald trump.

"I do not support the appeal to the Law about the uprisings," said Esper at a press conference.

In the United States army are forbidden to use inside the country. However, this allows you to do in the event of armed uprisings of the law, passed in 1807.

This law is repeatedly applied to quell large-scale rioting, including in 1967 in Detroit, in 1968 in Chicago and Baltimore, and in 1992 during riots in Los Angeles.