Domestic terrorism

Book - 2021

"We think we know it when we see it, but what is domestic terrorism exactly? Part of the confusion may stem from the fact that there is hesitancy among top federal agencies to define it. Starting with the reasons why this is so, this volume explores whether serious concerns about domestic terrorism are justified, if there are situations when domestic terrorism is justified, how politicians and the media may be stoking domestic terrorism, and what efforts could lead to the prevention of dome...stic terrorism incidents"--

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Series
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Subjects
Genres
Juvenile works
Published
New York, NY : Greenhaven Publishing, LLC 2021.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
Physical Description
176 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
9781534506954
9781534506947
  • Chapter 1.
  • Is domestic terrorism a major concern?.
  • Defining domestic terrorism is a challenge /
  • Josh Israel ;
  • White nationalists pose a serious threat /
  • Steven Greenhut ;
  • The domestic terrorism problem is eclipsing foreign terrorism /
  • C.J. Werleman ;
  • Antifa is not a domestic terrorist group, but it is still a problem /
  • Scott Stewart ;
  • Anti-abortion violence is America's forgotten domestic terrorism /
  • The Anti-Defamation League ;
  • The Pro-Choice Movement practices its own form of domestic terrorism /
  • Brian Clowes
  • Chapter 2.
  • Is domestic terrorism ever justified?.
  • Terrorism can be justified /
  • Brian Brivati ;
  • Activism is not terrorism /
  • Defending Rights & Dissent ;
  • Violence against unjust government agents is justified /
  • Jason Brennan ;
  • Anti-abortion violence is unacceptable /
  • Jill Heaviside and Rosann Mariappuram ;
  • Justifying violent protest /
  • Christopher J. Finlay
  • Chapter 3.
  • Are politicians and the media stoking domestic terrorism?.
  • President Trump's rhetoric has inspired mass shootings /
  • Mehdi Hasan ;
  • The media has distorted President Trump's words /
  • Steve Cortes ;
  • Trump's hate-filled words matter /
  • Jack Holland ;
  • The media stokes fear for profit /
  • Deborah Serani ;
  • Social media has facilitated domestic terrorism /
  • David P. Fidler ;
  • Stop blaming video games for mass killings /
  • Christopher Ferguson
  • Chapter 4.
  • How can domestic terrorism be prevented?.
  • Prioritizing development of a prevention framework is important when responding to the rise in domestic terrorism /
  • Eric Rosand ;
  • Congress must make domestic terrorism a Federal crime /
  • Mary B. McCord ;
  • Making domestic terrorism a crime serves no practical purpose /
  • J.D. Tuccille ;
  • Gun control is a political issue /
  • Scott Lemieux ;
  • Blaming domestic terrorism on mental illness is a mistake /
  • Clarke Jones
  • For further discussion
  • Organizations to contact.