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Memo reveals a House Republican strategy on shootings: downplay white nationalism, blame left

Memo reveals a House Republican strategy on shootings: downplay white nationalism, blame left

Congressional Republicans recently circulated talking points on gun violence that falsely described the El Paso massacre and other mass shootings as “violence from the left.” A document obtained by the Tampa Bay Times and sent by House Republicans provides a framework for how to respond to anticipated questions like, “Why won’t you pass legislation to close the […]

Mosque attacks spark outrage, fuel concern over Islamophobia

Posted by Maureen Ferrigno on April 8, 2019 at 4:00 am By MIKE CORDER – Associated Press – Friday, March 15, 2019 BRUSSELS (AP) – World leaders expressed condolences and condemnation Friday following the deadly attacks on mosques in , while Muslim leaders said the mass shooting was evidence of a rising tide of violent Islamophobia. In […]

50 Murder Counts Filed on Mosque Attack Suspect

50 Murder Counts Filed on Mosque Attack Terrorist

Police say the man accused of the Christchurch mosque attacks will face 50 murder charges and 39 attempted murder charges at his court appearance on Friday. Thursday, April 4th 2019, 5:34 AM PDT 4: 15 p.m. The Latest on the man charged in the New Zealand mosque attacks (all times local): Police say the man […]

Suspect in New Zealand mosque attacks to face full sweep of charges

Vincent Yu | AP Flowers lay at a memorial near the Masjid Al Noor mosque for victims in March 15 shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, March 16, 2019.

Emanuel Stoakes, The Washington Post • April 4, 2019 10:05 am CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — The alleged perpetrator of the back-to-back mosque massacres in New Zealand was set to appear via video-link from prison to face a full sweep of charges linked to the attacks that claimed 50 lives and wounded dozens of people. The […]

At memorial, mosque shooting survivor says he forgives attacker

A man who survived New Zealand’s mosque attacks told a crowd of about 20,000 people on Friday that he forgives the terrorist who killed his wife and 49 others. Farid Ahmed was speaking at a national remembrance service held in Christchurch to commemorate those who died in the attacks two weeks ago. “I don’t want to have […]

Watch: Thousands attend remembrance service for Christchurch mosque attacks

Thousands of people attended a remembrance service in New Zealand on Friday to pay tribute to victims of the Christchurch mosque attacks. The ceremony took place in Hagley Park near the Al Noor mosque, where most of the 50 people were killed in a twin attack by a lone gunman. It was also screened around […]

Hundreds form human chain around New Zealand mosque

Hundreds form human chain around New Zealand mosque

Observance comes week after Christchurch shootings Posted: Mar 22, 2019 07:49 AM EDT Updated: Mar 22, 2019 12:34 PM EDT (CNN) – Hundreds of people gathered outside a mosque in Wellington, New Zealand, and locked arms to form a human chain, in a symbolic act of protection of the Muslim community during Friday prayer. The move came […]

49 killed at mosques in ‘one of New Zealand’s darkest days’

New Zealand Mosque Shooting

By NICK PERRY and MARK BAKER CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — At least 49 people were shot to death at two mosques during midday prayers Friday — most if not all of them gunned down by an immigrant-hating white supremacist who apparently used a helmet-mounted camera to broadcast live video of the slaughter on Facebook. […]