The Debate

The San Bernardino shooters: Mass killings trigger anti-Muslim backlash (part 1)

What seemed like another mass shooting is being investigated as the deadliest terror attack on US soil since 9/11. President Obama was quick to caution against hasty conclusions - but with an election race on, an anti-Muslim backlash is rearing its head with Republican frontrunner Donald Trump promoting a ban on Muslim immigration. How does a nation founded by immigrants fleeing religious persecution feel about the chastising of Muslims? Is America turning its back on its trademark tolerance?


Produced by Charles Wente, Van Meguerditchian and Emerald Maxwell

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