As stunning revelations from the deepening scandals at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) continue to draw headlines, it is clear that the targeting of groups for their belief in the sanctity of the U.S. Constitution could easily spread to Americans who cherish the Second Amendment.Lost in much of the media coverage of IRS bullying tactics against "tea party" and "patriot" groups is the substance and breadth of the intrusion of federal IRS agents, marked by demands for highly detailed and private information.

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