White nationalist murders 11 people at a synagogue in Pennsylvania

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A white nationalist named Robert Bowers murders 11 people at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

His massacre was partially inspired by the Trump Administration’s conspiracy of a caravan filled with non-white refugees coming to attack the country.

In the weeks before the Oct. 27 massacre, Robert Bowers shared memes about the “caravan” of Central Americans moving through Mexico, and began posting on the “mass migration” of immigrants and refugees, sometimes blaming Jews. He zoomed in on HIAS, formerly the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, which helps federally approved refugees of all faiths to settle in the U.S. Referring to HIAS, he posted: “You like to bring in hostile invaders to dwell among us?”

A week before the attack, he reposted a message that Western civilization is “headed towards certain extinction within the next 200 years and we’re not even aware of it.”

Finally, just before the attack, he posted: “HIAS likes to bring invaders in that kill our people. I can’t sit by and watch my p

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

As Bowers allegedly exchanged fire with officers, some of whom were injured, the gunman shouted to SWAT officers that he wanted “all Jews to die,” authorities said.

ABC News

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https://www.politico.com/news/2020/08/26/trump-domestic-extemism-homeland-security-401926

https://abcnews.go.com/US/pittsburgh-synagogue-shooting-alleged-mass-shooter-robert-bowers/story?id=58794586

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