Domestic Terrorism

Domestic Terrorism

by Elizabeth Schmermund (Editor)


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Greenhaven Publishing's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources for further research. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help readers understand current social issues and prepare reports.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781534500396
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 01/28/2017
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 The US Freedom Act Continues to Restrict Americans' Freedoms Jon Queally 11

2 The US Patriot Act Threatens Library Patrons' Confidentiality Dorotea Szkolar 14

3 Domestic Terrorists Are Waging War on Reproductive Rights Anti-Defamation League 19

4 Eco-Terrorism Is Among the Greatest Current Threats to the Security of the United States James F. Jarboe 32

5 Extreme Animal Rights Activists Terrorize Biomedical Researchers Pacific Standard Staff 42

6 Dealing with Domestic Terrorism Is a Catch-22 David Alpher 54

7 The Sovereign Citizens Movement May Be the Biggest Domestic Terrorist Threat in the United States Bill Berkowitz 59

8 Sovereign Citizens Engage in a Wide Range of Terrorist Activity and Must Be Stopped Charles Loeser 63

9 Lone Wolf Attackers Are On the Rise: The Southern Poverty Law Center 88

10 Domestic Terrorism Isn't a Crime in Itself Jenna McLaughlin 98

11 US Domestic Terrorism Is Not the Threat It Is Made Out to Be by the American Media Eric Vought 103

12 Westerners Commit Many Terrorist Attacks in the Name of Islamic Jihad Sebastian Rotella 120

13 The FBI Must Keep Up with Changes in Domestic Terrorism Dale L. Watson 127

14 US Law Enforcement Must Develop Relations with Muslim Communities Toni Johnson 145

15 Domestic Terrorism Is a Relatively Small Problem Larry Kumrner 154

Organizations to Contact 161

Bibliography 165

Index 169

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