Study: Domestic Extremists Are More Deadly Than Jihadis In The U.S.

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The image of terrorism in America is slowly changing. New studies indicate White supremacists, anti-government persons, and other non-Islamic extremists have killed more people in the country than radical Muslims.

Washington research center New America studied acts of terror in the country since September 11, 2001, reports the New York Times. In the past 14 years, deadly right-wing attacks have claimed the lives of 48 people, compared to the 26 deaths by jihad parties.

In total, 19 acts have been carried out by non-Muslim extremists, while seven were committed by Islamic militants. Some of the 19 acts include the 2012 Sikh Temple Shooting, the 2014 Kansas Jewish Center Shooting, and the recent AME Emanuel Church Shooting in South Carolina.

The Sandy Hook and Virginia Tech shootings were not included in the data.

Scholars are standing by the study, saying the image of terror in America has been skewed since the al-Qaeda attacks…

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Study: Domestic Extremists Are More Deadly Than Jihadis In The U.S.

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