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House Passes Bill Combating Domestic Terrorism in Response to Buffalo Shooting

HeadlineMay 19, 2022

The House of Representatives has approved a bill aimed at combating domestic terrorism, following last weekend’s attack by a white supremacist who killed 10 Black people in a Buffalo supermarket. The Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act passed on a vote of 222 to 203 Wednesday with the support of just one Republican lawmaker. It calls for the creation of domestic terrorism offices within the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security.

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