2017/02/07

Different treatment for white terrorists

Different treatment for white terrorists

CREDIT: MSNBC screengrab

President Trump accused the media of covering up certain terror attacks, and released a list as evidence. But there are a few problems with his list — the attacks he cites were widely reported by the media, and he definitely left off attacks committed by white supremacists and Islamophobes. Of course, certain GOP congressmen think white terrorists are different, so there's that. 

CREDIT: AP Photo/Seth Wenig

Civil rights groups are afraid they'll be profiled by the Trump administration — so they're launching a nationwide campaign to to reign in FBI surveillance.


The fight over Trump's Muslim ban has left fear and confusion in its wake. We spoke with some of those affected. Watch the full video here.


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Teachers could be armed with guns by the end of the school year. You read that correctly.


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"There's no sense of certainty that says green card holders, legal immigrants, students, folks with visas, are completely safe and they shouldn't be worried. No one has said that. No one has said that these people should not be worried and they have all the right to come in or leave the country as long as they are legal."

— Taif Jany, a green card holder living in Washington, D.C.


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