Animal Rights Activism A Domestic Terror Threat

  • Benefits of Animal Rights Movements

    Animal rights movements benefit the environment as it maintains the biodiversity of the environment. It is important to note that animals are part of the nature and so to kill or harm them is to harm nature itself. Thousands of animals have become extinct due to human abuse, either by directly killing them or destroying their habitat. for eg. sharks. Each year, humans kill more than 100 million sharks worldwide.Over the last 50 years, numbers of some shark species have dropped as much as 80%

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  • Why Animals Deserve Legal Rights

    In Steven M. Wise's article, “Why Animals Deserve Legal Rights”, Wise states that having rights is important because it shows importance of existence. Humans have come a long way from once being classified as objects or things by other humans to "now every human is a person in the eyes of the law" thanks to legal rights. However, Wise believes legal rights should not be exclusive to humans. He believes animals who are deprived of legal protection should be defended from torture, abuse, and exploitation

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  • Animal Rights Activism: a Domestic Terror Threat

    Draft 7/16/12 Professor Hoge English 1020 Animal Rights Activism: A Domestic Terror Threat Throughout the past two decades, extreme animal rights groups have claimed responsibility for hundreds of crimes and acts of terrorism, including arson, bombings, vandalism, burglary, animal release, and harassment. These crimes have caused damage costing more than one hundred million dollars. While some activists have been captured, animal rights terrorism cells, are extremely difficult to identify

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  • Animal Rights

    Animal Rights There was a dog named Marley. Marley was a very lovable dog. When his owner walks him in the park every child would like to play with Marley. One day, Marley saw a father disciplining his child, and Marley saw it as a bad thing to the child. He ran over and bit the father’s hand. The ugly father turned his head around and grabbed Marley by his collar. The father then called the pound to arrest Marley. Animal services declared that he is a very dangerous animal and decided

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  • Animal Rights

    Can anyone wrapped there mind around a world without animals? A world where we have destroyed all nature and killed our ecosystems. A world where all we see is flat ground and buildings. Its desolate and unhappy. Most people believe that animals are items, that they have no meaning to us. So we slaughter them, and kill them like they are worthless, but if you think harder, are they really meaningless to us? Animals are creatures just like us. They show affection, they have fears, and they breath

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  • Animals Deserve Rights Not Abuse

    Animals Deserve Rights Not Abuse Animals have been seen as a lower species for decades. They have little to no rights and are sometimes treated inhumanely. No rights are given to them, so when they are abused there is little to no consequences. Hit an animal, make them live in dirty environments, forgot to feed them, leave them in the hot temperatures with no water, or torture them and the consequences are minor compared to the cruelty forced on that animal. Animals should have certain

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  • Protecting Animal Rights

    horrific a picture as the above might paint, such a scenario cruelly plays out in slaughterhouses around the world. Instances of animal cruelty and inhumane treatment are commonplace, yet society for the most part has turned a blind-eye to these misdeeds. Seemingly a dichotomy exists, whereby livestock and animals raised for human consumption (Hereinafter “food animals”) are allowed to be treated in ways that would be unthinkable for family pets and other creatures. By examining the morality and

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  • Animal Rights

    Animal Rights Priscilla Peterman University of Phoenix Com/156 Instructor James Christianson This research paper is going to discuss a major concern with the issue of animal rights and how people view this critical issue. Animals deserve rights, and these rights should annihilate the many problems with animal abuse, abandonment, and animal experimentation. Animals deserve the same rights as humans. Animals

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  • Animal Liberation Front: a Threat to America

    explain many things about the Animal Liberation Front, including its operational goals; why it is a threat to the United States of America; what actions led to the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation declaring it a terrorist organization; what other countries consider it a terrorist organization and why; how it acts like a terrorist organization instead of a peaceful eco-movement; and what can be done to halt or reduce this threat in the future. The Animal Liberation Front is a terrorist

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  • Animal Rights

    Animal Rights Baxter Pittman DeVry University Animal Rights Animals had played an important role in human society. Back in ancient time, people had hunted animals for food, their skins and bones were used for clothing, shelter and tools. Then today, people such as farmers, pet owners, animal breeders, zoo keepers, and research scientists have used animals in a different way. This relates to the common good because humans shouldn’t use animals for their own personal or selfish interests. This

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  • Civil Liberities, Habeus Corpus, and the War on Terror

    we are still recovering from this horrendous act. We have been fighting the war on terror for ten years. This is one of the longest wars that the United States has ever fought. While the war rages on the boundaries between national security and civil liberties are blurred. “The big threat to America is the way we react to terrorism by throwing away what everybody values about our country—a commitment to human rights” (Kennedy, 2007). Individual liberties and freedoms are important since without them

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  • Animal Rights

    Animal Rights Animal Rights Johana Diaz Professor Irene Silas April 2011 Animal Rights Animal Rights Like humans, animals feel emotions such as pain, anxiety, and affection then if humans have rights, animals should also have rights. It is true that animals are different from people but it doesn't mean that they are inferior to them. Animals are abused and killed for a variety of socially acceptable purposes: 6 billion

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  • Should Animals Have Rights

    Should Animals Have Rights? Though the history of the world is often the subject of heated debates, there are a few facts that are undisputed. One of these facts is that animals inhabited our planet long before humans did. This, in a sense, makes animals a kind of “grandfather” of the planet Earth. Humans have, in fact, been dependent on animals for thousands of years. From Native Americans following buffalo herds, to long voyage travelers bring dried meat to fight scurvy; animals have played

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  • Animal Rights

    animal’s right. (30 marks) There are many different attitudes towards issues of animal rights. Some believe that exploiting animals for uses such as, medical, cosmetics and domestic testing there is also a growing concern about the abuse and use of animals in some such as blood sports and zoos. Although, there is animal rights in place, animals till get exploited and abused Within this essay I will outline how traditional Christians view animals and how modern day christens view animals and how

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  • The War on Terror and Its Threat to the Preservation of Human Rights

    The War on Terror and its Threat to the Preservation of Human Rights Luis Gierbolini GE 217 The US government has taken extra measures to keep the American people safe from terrorism. However in the past decade certain government policies such as; wiretapping, airport security, and background checks have manifested into what some might consider extreme measures. These extreme measures have actually kept the US from other terrorist attacks. Airport security has become one of the main focus

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  • Animal Rights

    Animal Rights The health care professional whom would be the best person to determine what is to be “humane care” would probably be a veterinarian. A veterinarian is the most qualified to give care of an animal and would be best suited to determine humane care. I think a laboratory technician who does research on the animal has to be responsible in researching and such but should follow a strict set of guidelines. I do not support the use of animals for research. I do not think that is it humane

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  • Civil Rights

    and even innovative, and hence those fighting to get out from under its veil had to be equally unrelenting and improvisational in strategies and tactics. What is normally understood as the Civil Rights movement was in fact a grand struggle for freedom extending far beyond the valiant aims of legal rights and protection. From direct-action protests and boycotts to armed self-defense, from court cases to popular culture, freedom was in the air in ways that challenged white authority and even contested

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  • Animal Rights

    Singers’ argument that animals should be given equal consideration to humans, however not everyone agreed to the same extent. One of the views expressed was that while humans care for other animals, for humans as a society to advance, they must exploit other species along the lines of “hunt or be hunted” and “survival of the fittest.” In this way we are speciests. Other group members agreed more strongly with Singer, saying that growing up in a time where animal rights activists began

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  • Animal Rights

    and break at his whim. Put simply, their planetary function is to serve mankind. Be it under the yoke, the scientist’s scalpel, or peppered with steak sauce on the infinite dinner plate of time, animals are treated as functionary beings here but by the grace of humanity deigning it so. At any time, that right to life can be revoked. There is only a single, logical conclusion how this hierarchy came to pass: when humans formed/were informed by their respective God(s), their respective religions placed

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  • Animals Rights

    Animal Rights This argument about animal needing rights has been going on since the twentieth century. Until this day animals still do not receive he rights they deserve. Not all animals deserve to be locked up in a cage at a zoo or in a scientist’s laboratory. How we treat animals has shown an uncivilized community. Prejudice has a way of denying that animal rights have no expectations to the fact that they should be given the rights as we have for ourselves. Doesn’t matter what the case may be

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  • Does Granting Animals Human Rights Make Sense?

    Does Granting Animals Human Rights Make Sense? University Does Granting Animals Human Rights Make Sense? Throughout history, there has been any number of people belonging to various groups that for one reason or another were persecuted, oppressed, or otherwise denied equality with the rest of society. Over time, these groups have either formed their own activism or received sponsorship from another group with the goal of achieving equality in the eyes of society, if not in the eyes of the

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  • Animals Rights

    human beings have a moral obligation to animals.  Do animals have rights? This is a the question that many in our society disagrees on. It is my opinion that humans have an ethical and moral obligation to treat animals in a humane way. The argument for animal rights or adding them to a worldwide blacklist would mean: We should not exploit animals no matter what the cost to humanity would be, even if it’s done in a humane way.  Breeding and raising animals to slaughter houses for food is in-humane

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  • Animal Rights Speech

    The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals would like to send a warm thank you for attending our event tonight. The theme of the evening is to raise awareness for mistreated animals in captivity. Our guest speaker tonight has voiced her opinions numerous times in the last year on one specific heartbreaking case. Although in North America there are many laws pertaining to animal welfare, these do not spread around the globe. Cruelty to animals in captivity can include neglect that is so

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  • Rights of Animals

    The Rights of Animals For as long as humanity has been around so has its pursuit of dominion over other kinds of animals remained. Humans have used the animal as resources in many ways. Early humans have been documented to have domesticated dogs to aid in hunting—an implicit contract with us wherein they will obey our demands in exchange for food and shelter as hunting provided fur for clothing and food for both parties. How do we justify, from this simple early collaboration to the massive meat

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  • Animal Rights

    Essay on Animal Rights Animals are great little creatures. They give pleasure on many different levels. They are they for beauty, comfort, and love. Animals are creatures of the world that are here for those reasons. We as humans were creatures as animals long ago, but we’ve evolved. Most animals have evolved too, but that does not give them the same right as a human being. I support Machan’s views on animal rights and livelihood. Animals should not be granted with the same right as we are, as

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  • Animals Right

    Animal’s right (Revised version) 16 Feb.2015 At present, there are increasing numbers of humans starting to pay more attention to animal’s right. More and more people try to establish an ethic for animals and construct a moral standard for how animals should be treated. They claimed that treating animals well and giving animals respect is the fundamental moral behavior for human beings. According to Kantian account, the moral principle is that people who treat animals in some

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  • Animal Rights

    Animal Rights in Medical Research As the declaration of human right states that all human beings are free and equal in dignity and rights. The issue of whether or not to grant animal rights such as those that humans have is greatly disputed over years, but without success. Animal right is an extremely complicated issue that involves the question of animal intellect, animal rights groups, and the pros and cons of granting animals their rights. I have worked with and observed chimpanzees in early

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  • Domestic Violence

    Domestic Violence As discussed in our textbook and through the videos provided, there are multiple types of child abuse and neglect. Domestic violence also known as family violence is violence perpetrated against family members by an offender who is related to the victim either biologically or legally, such as by marriage or through adoption ( U.S. Department of Justice, 2009). Domestic violence is something that can be descried as any sort of behavior that is designed to intentionally inflict

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  • Animal Rights

    Animal Rights Many animals are lucky, they have a family where they get love, shelter and food but some animals aren’t so lucky; these animals are neglected, beaten, or ignored. Some people do not give animals respect; they are just an object that can be replaced at any time. It is obvious by the way animals are exploited that their rights are almost nonexistent. This exploitation includes animals that are used for entertainment, sport, breeding, and experiments. Animal activist are trying to get

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  • Animal Rights

    Ryanesha Curley Animal Rights Do you believe that animals deserve rights? They may not talk or reason, but they do have rights. Animals surely deserve to live their lives free from suffering and exploitation. All animals suffer in the same way and to the same degree that humans do. They can feel anger, loneliness, depression, happiness, and love. Animals should have rights because; they have feelings, should be treated equally, and shouldn’t be used as objects. “If you step on your dogs paw

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  • Argument for Animal Rights

    Argument for Animal Rights Ever since the society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in England in 1824 was formed, there have been long running debates on the topic of animal rights. The first societies were formed to protect and maintain humane treatment of work animals, such as horses, cattle, and house hold pets. Towards the end of the nineteenth century more organizations were formed, this time to protest the use of animals in scientific experimentation. Today groups such as People

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  • The Fight for Animal Rights

    2015 The Fight for Animal Rights What do the names Avon, Proctor and Gamble, Pfizer, Clorox, Mars Candy, Neutrogena, 3M, Crest, and Dawn all have in common? They all continue to produce products that are tested on animals. Despite the regulations set forth on animal testing by the federally funded Animal Welfare Act (AWA), the animals are still subject to inhumane treatment and we as humans have not succeeded in preventing numerous horrific and tragic cases against these animals. Even though it

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  • Animal Rights

    A debate about animal rights has been an ongoing problem around the world for generations. For the first time, according to Singer (2003), the Australian philosopher Peter Singer proposed the assertion that animals have ‘rights’ in the 1970s. Ever since then, this claim has been the topic of many emotional and ardent discussions. There are many areas in which the issue of animal right’s is an acute topic. For example, there are moral aspects of keeping animals in zoos, eating them, using for testing

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  • Animal Rights

    Shelter for the defenceless animals is perhaps the saddest human reflection of insensitivity and lack of sympathy. As I was strolling between bunch of cages filled with at least couple of animals per enclosure, squashed together with no space to move around. Every single one looking directly at you, they were full of despair and longing, tracking your every step. Dog noses coming out the nets, full of remorse meowing cats. Every day they are thrown out, lost, starved, injured, and homeless. Their

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  • Animal Rights - Ethics

    EthisCarly Peters Ethics, Night Class Mr. Hobbs May 6, 2013 An Ethical View into Animal Rights In May of 2007, two humpback whales, a mother and her calf, found themselves stranded in a fresh water river off the coast of California. They were in the process of migrating from Alaska to Mexico, when they made a wrong turn under the Golden Gate Bridge, and into the San Francisco Bay. They landed over 90 miles away from the Pacific Ocean that they needed to return to for survival. Their skin

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  • Animal Rights Essay

    The Rights of Animals and the Needs of Human Beings Intro- In “The Trials of Animals”, Cleveland Amory claims that experimenters have been their own judge and jury for too long and that public oversight is needed when in comes to experiments involving animals (par. 13). While Congress passed the Animal Welfare Act in 1966, with an amendment in 1986 dictating that a member of the “public vote on the laboratory’s animal–care committee” (par. 2), laboratories where experimentation is done with animals

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  • Animal Rights

    Lisa Tellor-Kelley ENG 170 29 September 2015 Animal Rights “What is man without the beast? If the beast was gone, man would die from great loneliness of spirit. For whatever happens to the beast soon happens to the man” (Chief Seattle) Many things have been done to protect animals, but there are more significant things to be done to make sure they do not become extinct and give them their rights. Animals are just like humans in many ways. They have nerves so when they are being tested on they

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  • Animal Rights

    worldwide shows that there are around six hundred million pets every year and many countries have extremely cruel animal overpopulation controls. Luckily, there are still groups of kind people in this world who would provide abandoned pets shelters, food, and love selflessly. I have always wanted to volunteer in an animal shelter, but it is quite difficult because volunteering at animal shelters usually requires several months of training and classes which my schedule doesn’t allow me to participate

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  • Animal Rights

    Animal rights Shelter for the defenseless animals is perhaps the saddest human reflection of insensitivity and lack of sympathy. As I was strolling between bunch of cages filled with at least couple of animals per enclosure, squashed together with no space to move around. Every single one looking directly at you, they were full of despair and longing, tracking your every step. Dog noses coming out the nets, full of remorse meowing cats. Every day they are thrown out, lost, starved, injured, and

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  • Animal Rights Essay

    Animals used to simply exist to fulfil human needs and desires, we considered them as a resource for us to use and enjoy. The suffering of animals has now been brought to our attention with a dramatic increase in the concern for animals. Animal rights are also known as the welfare to animals. Our ever increasing scientific knowledge has allowed humans to identify the problems we were unaware of regarding the misuse of animals. Many religious believers have re-assessed this situation and the importance

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  • Animal Rights

    massive majority of animals were forced to live and perish in circumstances most of us would believe are morally unacceptable. During 2001, almost 17 billion animals in Western countries were raised and slaughtered to feed populations. An additional 100 million animals were killed in laboratories for research purposes, while another 30 million were killed for their fur. Sadly, this insane number of killed animals has been justified by several theories and beliefs that animals, for being nonhuman

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  • Animal Rights

    Zahn Professor Haynes English 185 March 18, 2016 Word Count: 1218 Animals Have Feelings, Too Each year, more than 100 million animals, including mice, rats, frogs, dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, monkeys, fish, and birds are killed in the United States alone for biology lessons, medical training, curiosity-driven experimentation, and chemical, drug, food, and cosmetics testing (Peta). Before these innocent animals are killed, some are forced to inhale deadly chemicals, others are

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  • Do Animals Have Rights? If No, Why Not? Be Specific. Do Humans Have a Special Duty to Captive Animals?

    No, animals have no rights. To answer this question, we need to define about “rights”. The animal’s rights that we always talk about is the rights that is given to animals by human. This rights is started from the sympathy from human to animals which are killed, the afraid of getting hurt and seeing blood. It also applies to other situations, when animals are pets, which means close friends to the family and you don’t want to kill or kill your friends, for sure. Compare to human’s rights, it

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  • Animal Rights

    Animal Rights Since the beginning of living, the interaction between man and animals have been something unavoidable. The encounter in the wild, the hunter and the hunted, and the survival of the strongest are the rules of the jungle an it is because of this relation that we have with the animals that people have been study them. The philosopher Pythagoras was one of the first person who talked about animal, describing their soul were in the same category as the humans begins. Also, in the Bible

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  • Animal Right

    can be found just as easily. King Creon demonstrates his sexist attitude again when Antigone declares that her way is to share love, not hatred. King Creon responds that “We’ll have no women’s law here, which I live” (Sc. 2.454). Although she may be right, King Creon discounts her words simply because she is a woman. By being sexist, King Creon is losing people that are in support of his leadership. In addition, he expresses his sexism when he is explaining to Haemon another reason that he cannot free

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  • Domestic Terrisom

    Domestic Terrorism Domestic Terrorism Domestic terrorism has continued to reemerge throughout history. From the late the birth of America to the present day 20th century, the threat of terrorism continues to be a fact of everyday life for millions of people. From the unsuccessful assassination attempt on President Truman to the topping of the Twin Towers in New York, the United States continues the war on terrorism, except this war isn’t abroad, but here at home. Armed with the latest technology

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  • Animals Deserve Rights Not Abuse

    Animals Deserve Rights Not Abuse Brandie Killgore DeVry University Animals have been seen as a lower species for decades. They have little to no rights and are sometimes treated inhumanely. No rights are given to them, so when they are abused there is little to no consequences. Hit an animal, make them live in dirty environments, forgot to feed them, leave them in the hot temperatures with no water, or torture them and the consequences are minor compared to the cruelty forced on that animal

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  • Animal Rights Philosophy

    issue of animal rights, Carl Cohen takes on the perspective of a reformist. This means that he accepts animal experimentation and meat eating, but believes that these institutions need to be improved upon. Cohen approaches the issue of animal rights using the ideas of obligations and rights, with not only the reformist perspective, but with the speciesist perspective. The conclusion he draws is that animals do not necessarily have rights just because humans have moral obligations to animals. Cohen

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  • Animal Rights

    As I'm writing this, and as you are reading this, thousands of animals are dying. In the one minute it takes you to read this paragraph, 19,000 animals will be killed in the United States alone-so that humans can eat them (ASPCA). Thousands more are waiting their turn in line. Some of them are squealing, squawking, or bellowing and straining and fighting for their lives. Others are terrified but too dejected, weak, and injured to fight. But each of them-every single one of them-is feeling something

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  • Domestic Terrorist Groups and Threats

    terrorism to include acts of domestic terrorism and or extremism. The Congressional Research Service (CRS) report “The Domestic Terrorist Threat: Background and Issues for Congress, dated May 15, 2012, states that in “statutory terms, a domestic terrorist engages in terrorist activity that occurs in the homeland.” This definition appears quite broad; to add context, the CRS report further states that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) not only views domestic terrorism solely as an act carried

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