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CNN Reports: LAX Shooter Linked to ‘New World Order’ Conspiracy Theories

As new details emerge about LAX gunman Paul Anthony Ciancia, authorities are now reporting that the “anti-government” materials he was carrying when he entered the airport and opened fire included specific references to the “New World Order.”

“Materials found on the suspect did include a rant that appeared to reference that New World Order, as well as anti-TSA, anti-government claims,” CNN’s Barbara Starr reported Saturday morning. “It’s not clear what really gave rise to these references. Federal investigators have found no known links in the suspect’s background to explain them.”

As Starr explained it, the “New World Order” is “generally accepted to be a conspiracy theory where people believe that there are elites out there forming some sort of special authoritarian government.” She added that despite the fact that armed police officers were removed from TSA checkpoints at LAX for the first time since 9/11 earlier this year, “certainly there was a massive law enforcement response very quickly.”

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