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Mississippi Couple Try to Join ISIS

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“I found the contacts, made arrangements, planned the departure,” prosecutors say she wrote last August. “I am guilty of what you soon will find out.” Tuesday, she admitted the same to a federal judge in Aberdeen, Mississippi, pleading guilty to one count of conspiring to provide material support to a terrorist organization.
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The statement said Young increasingly complained about the treatment of Muslims in the United States and United Kingdom. Prosecutors said that, after watching pro-Islamic State videos, she began to view the fighters as liberators. They said Young approvingly cited a video of a man accused of being gay being thrown off a roof to his death by militants and also expressed approval of the shooting of five members of the military in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
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The two were arrested at a Mississippi airport in February on their way to Syria, according to court documents.
According to a law enforcement official, Dakhlalla is the son of a local imam and Young is the daughter of a police officer. She recently converted to Islam.
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These two were among 80 people across the United States who have been charged in connection with the Islamic State. So far, more than 30 people have been convicted or pleaded guilty.
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The daughter of a school administrator and a police officer who served in the Navy Reserve, Young is a former honor student, cheerleader and homecoming maid at Vicksburg’s Warren Central High School. Prosecutors have said Young converted to Islam while studying chemistry at Mississippi State University, led toward the Islamic State group in part by online videos. Prosecutors have said, as has she, that she’s the one who prodded Dakhlalla into the plan to join the terrorists.
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Throughout their planning, the FBI says the couple was communicating with its undercover agents - not ISIS.
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If this is really how it went down I hope they make an example out of them. No matter how you feel about anything betraying your country is never going to be the answer. You can protest and voice your opinion right here peacefully. That is the great thing about America.
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Send them to Yuma never to return. Maybe even Leavenworth would be a good stop for them.
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