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Shootings renew debate over how to combat domestic terrorism

Texas state troopers guarding the entrance to the mall where 22 people were killed in El Paso. The F.B.I. has been pressing for better coordination with local and state law enforcement agencies to combat domestic terrorism. (Credit: Adriana Zehbrauskas for . . .

Emotional Sen. Rob Portman says he hopes for gun law consensus after Dayton and El Paso shootings

In this April 11, 2019 file photo, Sen. Rob Portman, Republican of Ohio, leaves the chamber as senators wrap up legislative work at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Rob Portman on . . .

From El Paso to Christchurch, a racist lie is fueling terrorist attacks

It’s the meme behind the massacres. © Provided by (The Daily Beast Joel Angel Juarez/Getty)   In El Paso this week and across the globe this year, white supremacists have left manifestos referencing a racist conspiracy theory to justify slaughtering . . .

Officials call El Paso shooting a domestic terrorism case, weigh hate crime charges

In multiple mass shootings on Aug. 3 and 4, dozens of Americans were killed, leaving communities devastated. (Meg Kelly/The Washington Post) On Aug. 3, shoppers at a Walmart and adjacent shopping center in El Paso recounted the moment an armed . . .

Feds now tracking 850 possible domestic terrorists across US, as white supremacy cases jump: Officials

FBI Assistant Director Michael McGarrity testifies about domestic terrorism to the House Homeland Security Committee, May 8, 2019.   The FBI is currently investigating nearly 850 people across the United States as possible domestic terrorists, and the number of cases . . .

Rise for Refuge National Day of Action

See more Information here https://www.weareallusa.org/riseforrefuge Put your event on the map https://www.weareallusa.org/events   On the heels of Trump barring virtually all refugees from seeking asylum at the U.S. southern border, reports have surfaced that administration officials are pressing to zero out refugee . . .