Martial law can be defined as the military taking control of a city, state or country and running it at their discretion. The military would impose control on a civilian population when law and order cannot be maintained by the civil authorities. Martial law scenarios would likely involve a restriction, erosion, or suspension of your Constitutional rights by government decree.
In order to survive martial law the following things should be considered. You will need to prepare beforehand by becoming as self reliant as possible; avoid traveling to any and all areas under martial law, do not draw attention to yourself or your family during times of martial law, stay informed, and never accept the governments word at face value. Remember your survival trumps obeying dictates.
A constant, armed military presence and routine patrols by the military will be part of martial law along with curfews and vehicle checkpoints. There will be people who masquerade as law enforcement to lure people into traps and attack them. Do not fall for this. You need to be extremely careful who you follow and whom you trust.
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