A federal grand jury returned James Alex Fields Jr. a 30-count indictment after he drove his car into a group of protestors at the August 2017 “Unite the Right Rally” in Charlottesville, Va., killing Heather Heyer. The charges include 29 counts of hate crimes and one count of racially motivated violent interference. The Justice Department released a press release on Wednesday.
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It is time that our federal criminal laws recognize domestic terrorism for what it is: the moral equivalent of international terrorism.
The usual paradigm for thinking about terrorism collapsed on 9/11, and the Islamic State has taken it at least one step further.
Boston University's Paige Pascarelli argues that "lone wolf" attackers often blend ideologies from disparate and often opposing groups to fit their personal grievances and worldviews.
A brief review of Ann Larabee's The Wrong Hands: Popular Weapons Manuals and Their Historic Challenges to a Democratic Society.
The Orlando Shootings in Perspective: How the Recent Attacks Fit within the History of Anti-LGBT Violence
Marc Meyer assesses the history of violence against America's LGBT community and the ways in which the recent attack in Orlando fits within this history.
With membership growing and violent activity on the rise, the KKK is showing signs of a comeback.
Though many in the United States fear an Islamic State attack on the U.S. homeland, European states face a far greater threat.
A response to Marcy Wheeler regarding the application of terrorism statutes to non-Muslim ideological violence.
There is a moral logic to what we experience as terrorism and a legal logic to what the law categorizes as terrorism. These questions confuse our political culture because the moral and legal logic don’t map precisely. Here's why that's a good thing.