The Effect Of 9/11 On Terrorism

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September 11th, 2001. A very memorable date to residents in America. A day in which that many loved ones were killed and a day that started the targeting of Muslims for racial slurs, discrimination, and racial profiling. Americans prior bias towards Muslim terrorist groups had occurred from the event of 9/11, their biases were based on the emotion towards the event, the threats from the groups even now that the whole world faces, and more events involving Muslim terrorist groups that America has witnessed and faced. After 9/11 there were many instances in which Muslims were targeted. “Following September 11, 2001, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) reported a 1,700 percent increase of hate crimes against Muslim Americans between 2000 to 2001 (Anderson, 2002).” If the percent had raised by one thousand and seven hundred, it surely says something about what the people of…show more content…
Many Christians who are against abortions, they blow up abortion clinics. Which results in double loss of life at the end of the day. Americans have seem to show a blind eye, which is honestly all the Media’s fault. Maybe since this country is predominantly Christian, but the bottom line is that terrorist attacks carried out by Muslims are shown by the Media as they are seen as an enemy. “Most of the terrorist activity in the U.S. in recent years has come not from Muslims, but from radical Christianists, white supremacists and far-right militia groups.” Most people in America have never or barely heard about Christian terrorism. Why? Because this country in mostly Christians and to them this terrorism doesn’t seem to matter. But when it’s a foreign group of terrorists it matters more. If 9/11 hadn’t occurred, the Chapel Hill shooting wouldn’t have mattered at all. If 9/11 hadn’t occurred, American news outlets would barely cover anything on the Je Suis Charlie attack. Whether Americans will admit, 9/11 had changed life for everyone living
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