DHS warns of domestic terrorism threats to LGBTQ, Jewish, minority communities

Posted on AllSides December 1st, 2022
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The Department of Homeland Security warned the U.S. is in a "heightened threat environment" in a terrorism advisory bulletin Wednesday.

Driving the news: "Targets of potential violence include public gatherings, faith-based institutions, the LGBTQI+ community, schools, racial and religious minorities, government facilities and personnel, U.S. critical infrastructure, the media, and perceived ideological opponents," the bulletin reads.

The warning comes after several recent attacks, plots and threats of violence, the department said.

The bulletin cites the mass shooting at a Colorado Springs LGBTQ nightclub earlier this month and an incident in New Jersey, where an individual was...

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