If Misogyny Was a Factor, Is Toronto Rampage a Terrorist Act Against Women?
In the days following the horrific van attack in Toronto that left 10 people dead and many injured, police and politicians were careful to avoid describing it as a terrorist act.
But as more details emerge about the possible motives of the accused killer, particularly his alleged connection to the misogynist movement known as incel, could he face charges under Canadian law for gender-based terrorism? Police confirmed Friday that eight of the 10 people killed were women.
Matthews, Heidi, "If Misogyny Was a Factor, Is Toronto Rampage a Terrorist Act Against Women?" (2018). Editorials and Commentaries. 167.