States should follow New York's lead in the fight against racial terror

Over a few shorts weeks this summer — as we neared the 18th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S. — young white Americans ended 34 lives during three unrelated mass shootings across the country. While identifying a definitive motive can be a challenge in the aftermath of any crime, there were striking similarities between these shootings. In El Paso, Texas, the gunman espoused white nationalist, anti-immigrant views in a four-page manifesto published online less than 30...