An attorney representing Grafton Thomas, accused of entering a rabbi’s home in Rockland County over the weekend and stabbing five people in an attack that’s been labeled as “domestic terrorism” by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, says his client’s actions were fueled by mental illness, not anti-Semitism.
Cuomo, meanwhile, continued calls Monday morning for the Legislature to create a new crime of “domestic terrorism” in New York that could be used by prosecutors in future attacks.
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