A round-up of local perspective and context on the American political fallout of International terror blamed on the right wing.
Local Muslims In Mourning
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - The day after a deadly mass shooting targeting Muslims half a world away, dozens of people showed up for their daily afternoon prayer at the Masjidu Nuur Islamic Community Center in northeast Kansas City.
Kansas City Call To Prayer
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- People from all walks of life gathered Friday night at the Overland Park Islamic Center to pray for the victims of a pair of deadly mosque attacks in New Zealand. Mourners said a special prayer for the victims and their families.
Tribute After Terrorist Scare
At a Kansas City mosque Friday, part of the prayer service included prayers for the New Zealand victims.
Friday's mass shooting in New Zealand is sharpening scrutiny of the rhetoric of international political figures, including . Even trenchant Trump critics have not accused him of a direct line of culpability for the shooting at two mosques in Christchurch that left at least 49 people dead.
MAGA Fights Blame Game
Trump supporters rebuked those blaming the president's anti-Muslim rhetoric for influencing New Zealand shooter
American supporters of President Donald Trump littered social media with posts condemning accusations tying the president's so-called anti-Muslim, anti-immigrant rhetoric to Friday's shooting at two New Zealand mosques. The president's supporters on Twitter, Facebook and the hugely popular r/thedonald subreddit lashed out against U.S.
Fox News On The Defensive
Domestic blame game begins as Trump extends support to New Zealand; reaction from The Hill columnist Buck Sexton.
But Both Sides Blame The Internets
A camera mounted to his head, the gunman who livestreamed part of his savage attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday began his video by casually making reference to a current internet meme. He appeared to be steeped in the culture of the extreme-right internet.
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Here's how you can help the victims of the New Zealand terror attacks
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