The Congress shall have power to declare the punishment of treason, but noattainder of treason shall work corruption of blood, or forfeiture exceptduring the life of the person attainted.
14th Amendment toThe Constitution of the United States of America
Section 3. No person shall be a Senator or Representative in Congress, or elector of President and Vice President, or hold any office, civil or military,under the United States, or under any State, who, having previously taken anoath, as a member of Congress, or as an officer of the United States, or as amember of any State legislature, or as an executive or judicial officer of anyState, to support the Constitution of the United States, shall have engaged ininsurrection or rebellion against the same,
or given aid
or comfort[Emphasis added]
to the enemies thereof. But Congress may, by a vote of two-thirds of each House, remove such disability.
Black's Law Dictionary (8th ed. 2004)ABET
To aid, encourage, or assist (someone), esp. in the commission of a crime<abet a known felon>.2. To support (a crime) by active assistance <abet a burglary>. See AIDAND ABET. Cf. INCITE. [Cases: Criminal Law 59(5). C.J.S. Criminal Law§§ 133, 135, 998–999.] — abetment,n. [Page 11]
18 USC § 241 - Conspiracy against rights
If two or more persons conspire to injure, oppress, threaten, or intimidateany person in any State, Territory, Commonwealth, Possession, or District inthe free exercise or enjoyment of any right or privilege secured to him by theConstitution or laws of the United States, or because of his having soexercised the same; or