This is from New Jersey's counter-terrorism chief: "...If the nation escalates to "red alert," which is the highest in the color-coded readiness against terror, you will be assumed by authorities to be the enemy if you so much as venture outside your home..."
Read the article. It's short. Then check your state to see if it has a similar plan. If so, please call or write the appropriate individuals & inform them to rethink the way they live.