Every Terrorist Murder in America In 2018 Was By Domestic Far Right Extremists


The Anti-Defamation League’s annual Report on Extremist Killings in the USA has found that individuals linked to right-wing extremist movements committed every single extremist-related murder in the country in 2018.

Right-wing extremists killed 50 people last year, mostly with firearms, making them responsible for more deaths than in any year since 1995, according to the ADL’s data. The report uses FBI data.

Guns were responsible for 42 of the 50 deaths documented by the ADL.

Among many incidents, Curtis Allen, Patrick Stein and Gavin Wright were jailed in 2018 for a bomb plot which fortunately failed, but tried to bring down an entire city block which housed over 500 people. Their Defence blamed Trump for his inciting rhetoric.



ADL CEO Jonathan A. Greenblatt said in an accompanying statement ...
The white supremacist attack in Pittsburgh should serve as a wake-up call to everyone about the deadly consequences of hateful rhetoric.
It’s time for our nation’s leaders to appropriately recognize the severity of the threat and to devote the necessary resources to address the scourge of right-wing extremism.
The ADL includes in its count incidents in which there is “positive evidence connecting the murderer to an extremist group or movement,” categorized by their “primary” ideology, meaning the one they seem most driven by, most recently followed, or that clearly drove the murder they carried out ...
The deaths described here represent merely the tip of a pyramid of extremist violence and crime in the United States; for each person killed by an extremist, many more are wounded or injured in attempted murders and assaults.  Extremists engage in a wide variety of other crimes related to their causes, from threats and harassment to white collar crime.
Just in the past week, three men were arrested in upstate New York for plotting to attack a rural Muslim community with explosive devices.

ADL’s Center on Extremism is the agency’s research and investigative arm, and a clearinghouse of valuable, up-to-the minute information about extremism of all types—from white supremacists to Islamic extremists.


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