(RNS) In our modern world, “terrorist” is a racially coded word we have reserved primarily for describing Muslims engaged in acts of violence.
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(RNS) All sides of the gun control debate seem to turn to government as the solution. But why do we turn to government first? Are there no other places to turn for comfort, for consolation, for change?
ROSEBURG, Ore. (Reuters) The gunman reportedly asked students, “Are you a Christian?” then shot them.
It took the jury less than two hours to convict Frazier Glenn Miller, an avowed anti-Semite who testified that he intended to kill Jewish people. The three that Cross killed were Christians.
(Reuters) The website where friends of the Tennessee shooting suspect said he had purchased guns before last week’s attack denied on Thursday that it was in the business of selling weapons, saying it instead offered “a free speech forum.”
(Reuters) So far investigators say they have found no ties between international terrorist groups and the suspect, Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, who recently blogged that Muslims should not miss an opportunity to “submit to Allah.”
Anti-Islam activist Pamela Geller, known for her strident bus ad campaigns, orchestrated the sure-to-offend exhibit of caricatures.
(RNS) “I formally and humbly request to be made a citizen of the Islamic State,” Nidal Hasan said in the handwritten, two-page document.
(RNS) Attendees wore red ribbons to honor Brown, 18, at Thursday evening rallies from Maine to Michigan, Florida to New York, Vermont, Colorado and California.