Tag: Terrorism

Trump Again Urges Racial Profiling By Police

Still convinced that terrorists equate to Muslims, Trump once again called for racial profiling of immigrants “from that part of the world” after a series of attacks this weekend in New York, New Jersey and Minnesota. On television interviews and campaign rallies yesterday, Trump said police are afraid to racially…

GOP Refuses to Deny Guns to Suspected Terrorists, Hate Crime Convicts

One day after a twice-suspected terrorist killed 49 people at a nightclub in Orlando, Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan on Monday refused to allow any discussion calling for legislation barring suspected terrorists and individuals convicted of hate crimes from buying guns. Ryan’s refusal to even allow discussion on the House…

Orlando Massacre Motivated by Long-Simmering Hate

In the immediate aftermath of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, described by the president as “an act of terror and an act of hate,” there was finger-pointing and gloating, as well as disparaging remarks about religion, calls for more gun control and calls for more guns. But in…

5 BLM Protesters Shot By White Men in Minneapolis

Five protesters were shot near a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Minneapolis on Monday night. The shootings follow nine days of peaceful demonstrations outside the city’s Fourth Precinct in response to police-related death of 24-year-old Jamar Clark on Nov. 15. Witnesses say Clark was unarmed and handcuffed when he was…

Confederate 'Terrorists' Indicted in Georgia

A grand jury in Georgia last week indicted 15 people on terror-related charges for purposely driving past a Black child’s birthday party in July where many of the attendees were Black waving large Confederate flags, brandishing weapons and yelling threats and racial epithets. The grand jury indictments in Douglas County,…