After Fox News spread false information about the nationality of the suspected shooter accused of killing six people at a mosque in Quebec City this week, it took a letter from Canada’s prime minister’s office to get the news outlet to delete the errant tweet. Misinformation ran rampant in the hours following the shooting on Monday morning, which left six dead and more than a dozen more injured. Many news outlets incorrectly reported that…more: dailydot
Every time an extremist who is Muslim commits an act of terrorism, people ask where the moderate Muslim voices condemning violence are. (Interestingly, as a Jew, I don’t usually get asked to condemn extremism when it is perpetuated by Jewish fundamentalists like Baruch Goldstein, who shot 29 praying Muslims do death, and injured 125, at the Cave of the Patriarchs, or Yigal Amir, who killed Israeli Prime MinisterYitzhak Rabin.) And the same thing is happening following this week’s deplorable, pathetic, and tragic killing of 12 people at the offices of the French satirical newspaper ….. MORE: rawstory.
s it really true that every “lone wolf” terrorist is Muslim? No.
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