Why Terrorism Charges In Hate Crimes Are Unlikely

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When an alleged white supremacist rammed a car into a crowd of people in Charlottesville, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and members of Congress from both parties were quick to call it an act of terrorism. Yet law enforcement officials face obstacles to charging James Alex Fields Jr. as a terrorist. The Justice Department's civil rights division is focused on whether Fields committed a hate crime, Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!