Left wing media and Obama's 'get in their faces' rhetoric inspires ANOTHER left wing nazi thug to go on a violent killing spree...The left wing media needs to be shut down and its propaganda tools put in prison.
Gay rights volunteer is Chick-fil-A gunman: Activist walks into
conservative lobbyist HQ with fast-food bag and shoots guard weeks after
CEO's same-sex marriage remarks
- The Family Research Council was designated a 'hate group' by the Southern Poverty Law Center in 2010
- Gunman identified as Floyd Corkins, 28, who volunteers at a nearby LGBT center
- Chick-fil-A is a prominent donator of funds to the Family Research Council
- Unidentified gunman entered into the Family Research Council's headquarters carrying Chick-fil-A posters and chicken sandwiches
A gay activist carrying a bag of Chick-fil-A items opened fire in the headquarters of a conservative lobbying unit, wounding a security guard, police said.
approximately 10.45 a.m. the man, identified as 28-year-old Floyd
Corkins II, walked into the Family Research Council's (FRC) headquarters
in Washington, DC's Chinatown area, made a statement, produced a gun
and then shot a security guard who tried to stop him.Corkins had been volunteering at a community center dedicated to gay, lesbian and transgendered people.
guard was rushed to hospital while witnesses said that when the man was
disarmed, the suspect said, 'Don't shoot me, it was not about you, it
was what this place stands for.'
David Mariner, the
executive director of The DC Center for the LGBT Community, confirmed
Corkins had been volunteering at the center for about the past 6 months.
Mariner described Corkins as 'kind, gentle and unassuming.'
While police have not yet
stated what motivated Corkins, a coalition of 25 gay rights groups
released a statement through GLAAD condemning the shooting.'The
motivation and circumstances behind today's tragedy are still unknown,
but regardless of what emerges as the reason for this shooting, we
utterly reject and condemn such violence.
'We wish for a swift and complete recovery for the victim of this terrible incident,' the statement read.'
The Family Research Council is a
right-wing, conservative lobbying organisation that is against abortion,
euthanasia and same-sex marriages.
police are investigating this incident,' said FRC President Tony
Perkins in a statement. 'Our first concern is with our colleague who was
shot today. Our concern is for him and his family.'The council was also recently in the news when Mr. Perkins defended Chick-fil-A chief executive Dan Cathy's public comments that were perceived as critical of gay marriage.
Cathy, the president of the
multimillion-dollar empire said in an interview with the conservative
paper Baptist Press last month that his company is ‘very much supportive
of the family,’ but only when it involves heterosexual couples.
'Well, guilty as charged,' Cathy
responded when asked about Chick-fil-A’s backing of ‘traditional’
families with a husband and wife.His
comments sparked outrage among gay and lesbian groups across the
country, with many holding protests and 'kiss-ins' at Chick-fil-A
Perkins later spoke out in support of Cathy, saying: 'All
Chick-fil-A did was refuse to be bullied by the politically correct
Local and federal investigators work to gather
evidence after a security guard was shot in the arm at the headquarters
of the Family Research Council
The former president of the Family Research Council and former
Republican presidential candidate, Gary Bauer also said at the time: 'The values of the Family
Research Council - pro-life and pro-family - are shared by millions of
Americans of many backgrounds, and should not make anyone a target of
Anger: Protesters rally outside a Chick-fil-A restaurant in Little Rock, Arkansas
told NBC 4's Jackie Bensen that the gunman had two 15 round ammunition
clips with him and was carrying Chick-fil-A sandwiches in his backpack
too.'He opened fire on the security guard,' said MPD Police Chief Cathy Lanier.
security guard was struck, is right now receiving treatment and is in
stable condition. The security guard and others wrestled the suspect
down to the ground and he is in custody.'It is thought that the security guard was shot in the arm and was conscious and breathing when he was taken to hospital.
'The security guard here is a hero, as far as I’m concerned,' said Chief Lanier.
'He did his job. The person never made it past the front.'
According to Fox News, the suspect 'made statements regarding their policies and then opened fire with a gun striking a security guard.'
As they began their investigation, federal authorities began treating the incident as a case of domestic terrorism.
'We don't know enough about him or
his circumstances to determine what his connection is to this group,
(The FRC) or his mental state, or what he was doing or thinking of
doing,' said James McJunkin, the head of the FBI's Washington Field
Office.Mitt Romney made a statement after hearing of the gunman entering the building.
Washington Police and FBI agents gather outside
the Family Research Council in Washington, after a security guard at the
lobbying group had been shot in the arm
Washington Police Chief Cathy Lanier meets with reporters to explain where the police are in their investigation
'I am appalled by the shooting today at the offices of the Family Research Council in our nation’s capital,' he said.
is no place for such violence in our society. My prayers go out to the
wounded security guard and his family, as well as all the people at the
Family Research Council whose sense of security has been shattered by
today’s horrific events.''So we're going to try to sort this all out, pull the evidence together, do all the interviews we can.'
shooting took place at the Family Research Council's 801 G Street
headquarters and in the aftermath of the shooting the suspect was
brought in by the FBI for questioning.
have not released to the public information about the type of weapon
the suspect was using, or if the security guard was armed.
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