A weekly review of violent extremism in America


July 5, 2022

Last Week in Review

Developing Story: Gunman kills 7 and injures dozens at Independence Day parade in Illinois


Pennsylvania man indicted for threatening to kidnap and injure U.S. officials
FOX-Wilkes Barre

New Jersey woman admits concealing attempts to send aid to terrorist groups in Syria
Justice News

Ohio man gets one year in prison for threatening to bomb reproductive health clinic

2 men sentenced to prison for providing material support to ISIS

Hate Crimes

Kansas man gets 27 months for wielding knife and threatening Black passerby
Kansas City Star

Oregon police launch hate crime investigation after acid attack on Native American woman

Anti-Black and anti-Asian racism, combined with homophobia, fuel surge in California hate crimes
Associated Press

Mississippi man, arrested while buying assault rifle, admits threatening minorities online
Daily Journal

New York City man charged with hate crime for anti-Semitic assault in Brooklyn
1010 WINS-New York

Rampage Violence (non-ideological)

San Antonio man arrested after threatening mass shooting at Amazon delivery facility
ABC-San Antonio

Political Violence

Florida man admits pepper spraying officers during assault on the Capitol
Independent Tribune

Nevada man pleads guilty to assaulting several officers during Capitol riot
Law & Crime

Massachusetts man admits assaulting police officer during Capitol riot

Capitol siege update: Feds charge 838 people from 46 states and DC
Capitol Hill Siege – GW Program on Extremism

In-Depth Look at Extremism

Investigating the Far-Right Militia Groups of Jan. 6
Fresh Air (audio)

Learn the Signs of Radicalization and How to Talk to Kids About It
Life Kit (audio)

Hearings on the Jan. 6 Assault on the U.S. Capitol
House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6 Attack (videos)

Assessing U.S. Domestic Extremism in Light of Capitol Riot Investigations
International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (report)

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