Tony Lemieux, associate professor of communications, participated in a live panel about a Las Vegas shooting on June 8 being an act of domestic terrorism. Media reports have suggested the assailants behind the mass shooting at the Las Vegas mall had connections to white supremacy and right wing extremism. Lemieux discussed how the lines are drawn to determine domestic terrorism. “Once people start to take action and engage in behaviors that are illegal that’s where the line is really drawn,” he said. “We have first and second amendments protections to be able to say things that others may disagree with and to carry firearms, but what we have here is this long history of expression of intent to actually engage in these acts and to make preparations.”