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Democrats: HSD Omits Right-Wing Threats

WASHINGTON - The Homeland Security Department is focusing on possible terror threats from radical environmental and animal rights activists without al

WASHINGTON - The Homeland Security Department is focusing on possible terror threats from radical environmental and animal rights activists without also examining risks that might be posed by right-wing extremists, House Democrats said Tuesday. A recent internal Homeland Security document lists the Animal Liberation Front and the Earth Liberation Front with a few Islamic groups that could potentially support al-Qaida as domestic terror threats.

The document does not address threats posed by white supremacists, violent militiamen, anti-abortion bombers and other extremists that Rep. Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss., called "right-wing hate groups." ...read on

As John says: I guess we should all forget about Timothy McVay and Eric Rudolph and just pretend they never happened. Freedom and democracy.

"If your responsibility is to protect the homeland from these domestic terrorists, then you have an obligation to identify all of them — not just some of them," Thompson said.

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