Domestic Terrorism Threat Grows as Extremist Groups Prey on a Nation Divided

The “metastasizing domestic terrorism threat,” was the topic, Tuesday, before the Senate Judiciary Committee. It comes three weeks after a shooting at a Buffalo, NY supermarket that left 10 black people dead.

The suspect has been charged with domestic terrorism motivated by hate and accused of targeting his victims because of their race.

Lawmakers agree something needs to be done to address domestic terrorism, but today’s hearing started with finger-pointing.

“We cannot deny that has a big platform … there are media figures like Tucker Carlson dragging racist conspiracy theories into mainstream America,” said committee Chairman Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL).

“A report by the Center of Strategic and International Studies found that 40 percent of all domestic terrorist attacks in 2021 were from the Left,” Ranking Member, Sen. Charles Grassley, (R-IA) shot back during his opening statement.

After that showing, Professor Robert Pape testified, that it’s these political logjams that make it nearly impossible for Washington to address threats to our Democracy.

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Source: CBN