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Hunter Huss IB Readings

There is an organized group calling themselves a “militia” that has taken over an unoccupied federal building in Oregon, demanding the release of two convicted felons or vowing to “die defending their rights.” Read the articles below to get an idea of what is happening, and answer the questions: Why is the media not calling these people “terrorists?” What if it was the New Black Panthers occupying a building to protest the shooting of 12-year old Tamil Rice? Would the media give them a pass? Would the FBI? Also, what should the federal government’s response to these people be? This post was Nate Snyder’s idea!

What is happening?


Why not terrorists?


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