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Report: Domestic extremists killed at least 42 in 2019

3 months 2 days 14 minutes ago Wednesday, February 26 2020 Feb 26, 2020 February 26, 2020 3:07 PM February 26, 2020 in News - AP Texas Headlines

By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN
Associated Press

A group that fights anti-semitism has counted at least 38 killings by white supremacists and other far-right extremists in the U.S. last year, with a total of 42 domestic extremism-related slayings. That means 2019 was the sixth deadliest year for violence by all domestic extremists since 1970. A report released Thursday by the Anti-Defamation League says the gunman who shot and killed 22 people in August 2019 at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, accounted for more than half of the domestic extremism-related killings. Patrick Crusius, the suspect in that shooting rampage, is accused of targeting Mexicans at the store and faces federal hate crime charges.

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