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The suspected Pittsburgh shooter allegedly had a following on a social network that’s trying to be the far-right’s alternative to Twitter — here’s everything we know about the site





SWAT police officers respond after a gunman opened fire at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S., October 27, 2018.

The man who allegedly opened fire in a Pittsburgh synagogue Saturday morning, killing 10 and injuring a dozen, was reportedly a frequent poster on Gab, a relatively new social network that has attracted many from the far-right fringe.

Robert Bowers, the suspected shooter, reportedly joined Gab at the beginning of this year, using it to post a series of anti-Semitic messages and redistribute many more from other users. Immediately before he allegedly attacked the synagogue, Bowers took aim at HIAS, a Jewish organization that helps refugees.

“HIAS likes to bring invaders in that kill our people,” he wrote, according read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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