Breaking: Guard shot at Family Research Council headquarters Update: Report shooter said ‘It was about what this place stands for.’ Update: Romney ‘appalled…There is no place for such violence.’ Update: Suspect ID’d as Floyd Corkins of Virginia Update: Found with Chick-fil-A materials? Update: Obama responds

posted at 12:15 pm on August 15, 2012 by Ed Morrissey

Simply horrible:

A security guard was shot in in the arm late Wednesday morning inside an office building near the heart of Chinatown in Northwest Washington, police say.

The shooting took place either near or at the offices of the Family Research Council, which is located at 801 G Street, about a block west of the Verizon Center. Police have a suspect in custody. ….

The guard is conscious and breathing.

LifeNews reports that another person was also shot:

Two people, including a security guard, were reportedly shot this morning at the headquarters of the pro-life group Family Research Council.

According to information provided to LifeNews from a Washington pro-life source, a man posing as an intern shot the guard at the FRC office located at 801 G Street, NW.

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins confirmed the security officer was shot and said in a statement, “The police are investigating this incident. Our first concern is with our colleague who was shot today. Our concern is for him and his family.”

No word yet on motive, but obviously we’ll be closely following this story.  Stay tuned for updates — and be careful about making assumptions.  We’ve seen the media do that too often in other cases only to have it turn out that the perpetrator is a random lunatic.

Update: From the same LifeNews link:

According to a Fox News report: “A suspect walked in and started yelling about things they (FRC) supported & opened fire.”

Just bear in mind that the first hour or so after an incident provides more confusion than clarity to everyone outside of the investigation.

Update II: From Politico, the police are not making any statements on motive, other than to say that they haven’t yet ascertained it:

Metropolitan Police Department spokesperson Officer Araz Alali confirmed to POLITICO that one security guard, an adult male, was shot in the arm at approximately 10:50 a.m. and was conscious and breathing after the shooting. He was transported to a local hospital.

Alali said one suspect is in custody in connection with the shooting and the investigation is ongoing. There is no motive in the case yet, Alali said.

The FBI is also investigation the shooting and an evidence response team is on the scene now, FBI public affairs specialist Rebecca Callahan told POLITICO. A suspect is in custody, she said, but while the investigation continues it is too early to determine the person’s connection with the FRC.

Update III: Fox News has that earlier report on line now.

Update (MKH): From the Washington Post, it looks like the security guard and several civilians worked together to subdue the shooter, thank God. The guard reportedly was shot in the arm, and is in stable condition.

A security guard at the Family Research Council was shot and wounded Wednesday morning after a scuffle in the lobby of the group’s headquarters in downtown Washington, authorities said.

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier said the shooter walked into the lobby of the building at about 10:45 and was confronted by the security guard as if the guard was asking him where he was going.

The man then took out a gun and opened fire on the guard, Lanier said. The guard and others wrestled the man to the ground, disarmed him and waited for police, she said. The guard was then taken to the hospital and is in stable condition, the chief said.

The shooter is in FBI custody and has not yet been charged, authorities said.

“The security guard here is a hero, as far as I’m concerned,” Lanier said. ”He did his job. The person never made it past the front.”

James McJunkin, with the FBI, says they have little on the shooter:

“We don’t know enough about him or his circumstances to determine what his connection is to this group [the research council] or his mental state, or what he was doing or thinking of doing,” McJunkin said. “So we’re going to try to sort this all out, pull the evidence together, do all the interviews we can.”

Update (MKH): Todd Starnes of Fox News Radio tweets, “Just talked to FRC staffer inside building – says everyone is in state of shock — says they’ve had many threats over the years.”

Christianity Today reminds us a gunman took several hostage at FRC’s former parent group Focus on the Family in Colorado Springs in 1994.

Update (MKH): There is no mention of the shooting on either CNN’s Twitter feed or its website as of 1:52 p.m. EST. The bullpen at Townhall.com has been watching CNN coverage since the time of the shooting and has seen no mention of it. The shooting news is on MSNBC’s website.

Update (MKH): Fox News reports:

The suspect “made statements regarding their policies, and then opened fire with a gun striking a security guard,” a source told Fox News. WJLA-TV7 reported the suspect was also shot. Sources also said the gunman may have been carrying a bag from Chick-fil-A, the embattled fast-food restaurant whose president came under fire from gay activists after he said he did not agree with same-sex marriage.

Sources told Fox New that after guard took away his gun, the suspect said, “Don’t shoot me, it was not about you, it was what this place stands for.”

Update (MKH): Romney statement:

“I am appalled by the shooting today at the offices of the Family Research Council in our nation’s capital. There 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.”

Update (MKH): CNN “broke” the news of the shooting on its Twitter feed more than two hours after the shooting.

Update (MKH): WTOP reports police are searching a car in East Falls Church Metro station’s parking lot, where the suspect may have parked. That would mean he rode the Metro 10 stops before getting off near FRC’s office, at Gallery Place/Chinatown, if he parked there and came in via subway.

The man was taken into custody by the FBI and was being interviewed. Authorities haven’t released his name. WTOP confirmed the suspect may have parked at the East Falls Church Metro station.

FBI agents and Metro Police officers have blocked off part of the parking lot at East Falls Church with crime tape. Investigators are in the process of obtaining a warrant to search a car in the parking lot that they believe belongs to the shooting suspect, according to FBI Washington Field Office spokeswoman Rebecca Callahan.

Update (MKH): We have a name and age on the shooter. Brian Ross should stay far away from Google:

The suspect, a 28-year-old male from Virginia named Floyd Corkins, “made statements regarding their policies, and then opened fire with a gun striking a security guard,” a source told Fox News.

Update (MKH): The suspect “disagreed with Family Research Council.” Let the media criticism begin. The double standard is astounding.

Update (MKH): I had seen this rumor, but the NBC affiliate in Washington seems to have nailed it down:

Authorities found two loaded magazines with 15 rounds each in the suspect’s backpack, as well as Chik-Fil-A promotional materials, NBC4′s Jackie Bensen reported. The gun was purchased legally in Virginia five days ago, NBC News’s Pete Williams reported.

Also, this security guard is sounding even more badass as the day progresses. My prayers are with him:

The shooter entered the building at 801 G Street NW at around 10:45 a.m. Wednesday. He approached the front desk and said he was an intern. The guard questioned him, including asking what was in his backpack, which is when the shooter pulled a Sig Sauer 9 mm handgun from the backpack and fired at least one round, striking the guard in the arm.

Despite his injury, the guard gained control of the weapon and held it on the suspect. The security guard and others wrestled the shooter to the ground.

Update (MKH): This is the photo being cited by several blogs as a photo of Corkins, but I can’t find the original source, so a slight note of caution.

Update (MKH): Jake Tapper of ABC reports on Twitter, “i’m told the WH will have a statement on the FRC shooting, in the @PressSec gaggle.”

Update (MKH): Obama responds to FRC shooting. Press Secretary Jay Carney said he was notified of the event at 1:18 p.m.:

Obama expressed concern for a security guard that suffered a gunshot wound to the arm, professing his belief that “this type of violence has no place in our society,” per a pool report.

Which was the subject line of Mitt Romney’s 2:14 p.m. statement on this incident. Um, what he said?

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what is the Family Research Council???

ted c on August 15, 2012 at 12:18 PM

Horrible, indeed. Flipping to Fox as I type,

J.E. Dyer on August 15, 2012 at 12:18 PM

Prayers.

annyinboulder on August 15, 2012 at 12:18 PM

A random lunatic posing as an intern?

HB3 on August 15, 2012 at 12:18 PM

http://www.frc.org/

ok i got it.

ted c on August 15, 2012 at 12:19 PM

Ace of Spades is reporting that the guard is ok.

Weight of Glory on August 15, 2012 at 12:19 PM

Prayers for everyone involved/affected.

Brian Ross is currently googling “Tea Party + Family Research Council.”

steebo77 on August 15, 2012 at 12:19 PM

Stay tuned for updates — and be careful about making assumptions. We’ve seen the media do that too often in other cases only to have it turn out that the perpetrator is a random lunatic.

Wise words indeed!

Drained Brain on August 15, 2012 at 12:20 PM

Marriage, Family & Sexuality

As our Mission Statement declares, “Family Research Council champions marriage and family as the foundation of civilization, the seedbed of virtue, and the wellspring of society.” Properly understood, “families” are formed only by ties of blood, marriage, or adoption, and “marriage” is a union of one man and one woman.

ted c on August 15, 2012 at 12:20 PM

Targeted.

NoStoppingUs on August 15, 2012 at 12:20 PM

what is the Family Research Council???

ted c on August 15, 2012 at 12:18 PM

A conservative Christian organization. In other words, the MSM will sweep this under the rug at the speed of light.

CurtZHP on August 15, 2012 at 12:20 PM

Let’s wait and see, then observe how the media cover this. Expect the usual.

Schadenfreude on August 15, 2012 at 12:20 PM

Time to blame all homosexuals, homosexual rights groups and their supporters, all liberals, anyone belonging to vocal liberal groups & anyone pro-gay right’s online commenters. President Obama must answer for this. Why did he think this liberal did this? Which other liberal motivated him to do it? MSNBC must be held accountable for this tragedy.

/MSM “standards” off

29Victor on August 15, 2012 at 12:21 PM

I wonder if the lib-media is going to look up the FRC and find out what it is before they blame this on tea partiers?

Alberta_Patriot on August 15, 2012 at 12:21 PM

Religious Liberty

Family Research Council believes that religious liberty is more than the right to attend a private worship service. Religious observance has a distinctly positive effect on community and national life. The fostering of religious liberty is a hallmark of our culture as intended by our Founding Fathers and practiced by tens of millions of Americans.

also from frc.org site. just fyi stuff.

ted c on August 15, 2012 at 12:21 PM

National Journal says the security guard will survive.

The FBI is on the scene and has the suspect in custody. The suspect may be the second person shot.

amerpundit on August 15, 2012 at 12:21 PM

what is the Family Research Council???

ted c on August 15, 2012 at 12:18 PM

Pro-life group

Schadenfreude on August 15, 2012 at 12:21 PM

^ “any & all” not “anyone”

29Victor on August 15, 2012 at 12:22 PM

If it was political violence it is all they have…

it is why they are threatening the convention, they prove us right with every misdeed stay strong.

harlekwin15 on August 15, 2012 at 12:22 PM

While the assumptions write themselves, it’s worth noting that the address is very close (less than a block) to the location of a previous shooting just two weeks ago. That area of DC by Gallery Place/Chinatown are were a lot of thugs congregate, though they tend to be more active in the very late night/early morning (say 2am-6am).

Wineaholic on August 15, 2012 at 12:22 PM

On topic

Schadenfreude on August 15, 2012 at 12:22 PM

Its either a random nutball (considering the target, this is unlikely) or a Lefty.

If its either one, we won’t here much about it after a day or so.

catmman on August 15, 2012 at 12:23 PM

Stay tuned for updates — and be careful about making assumptions.

One assumption that can be made – down the street at the abortion clinic many babies were killed todoy, no news at eleven.

VegasRick on August 15, 2012 at 12:24 PM

If only they had tougher gun laws in DC…

catmman on August 15, 2012 at 12:24 PM

what is the Family Research Council???

ted c on August 15, 2012 at 12:18 PM

Pro-life group

Schadenfreude on August 15, 2012 at 12:21 PM

Not just a pro-life group, but a pro-traditional marriage group. It was recently labeled a “Hate Group” by the SPLC and is one of the “Hate Groups” that the Chik-fil-A owner gives to.

The left has been stoking the fires against them for some time now.

29Victor on August 15, 2012 at 12:24 PM

Nope, I’m going to go ahead and jump to the assumption that it was some loony lib.

I got a phone call. Prove me wrong.

John_Locke on August 15, 2012 at 12:25 PM

How many more have to die before the ACLU is disbanded?

Speakup on August 15, 2012 at 12:26 PM

If its either one, we won’t here much about it after a day or so.

catmman on August 15, 2012 at 12:23 PM

Yes. But we must sepeculate! And lay blame! And call for answers and accountability! And write laws!

29Victor on August 15, 2012 at 12:26 PM

I suppose this will be considered a “justifiable” hate crime by the media.

RSbrewer on August 15, 2012 at 12:26 PM

Prayers for everyone involved/affected.

Brian Ross is currently googling “Tea Party + Family Research Council.”

steebo77 on August 15, 2012 at 12:19 PM

My first thought…

Seven Percent Solution on August 15, 2012 at 12:26 PM

A conservative target? That means the Left suddenly discovers what “lunatic acting alone” means.

Conservative protest in Ohio on August 18th in aftermath of media silence over prosecution of five Leftist OWSers plotting bombings in Cleveland.

rrpjr on August 15, 2012 at 12:26 PM

Prayers for those involved.

Cindy Munford on August 15, 2012 at 12:27 PM

On topic

Schadenfreude on August 15, 2012 at 12:22 PM

That is sick.

Red Cloud on August 15, 2012 at 12:27 PM

“Guns don’t kill. Democrats do.”

Archivarix on August 15, 2012 at 12:27 PM

If it turns out to be a Lib, the Left will excuse it away.

Abortion clinic shooters, etc…

catmman on August 15, 2012 at 12:27 PM

Fox News:
“Gunman reportedly spoke of group’s conservative policies before shooting guard at DC headquarters”

Really…he ‘spoke of’ their ‘conservative policies’?
Man they get the ‘facts’ out really quick.

verbaluce on August 15, 2012 at 12:27 PM

According to a Fox News report: “A suspect walked in and started yelling about things they (FRC) supported & opened fire.”

hmmm.

ted c on August 15, 2012 at 12:28 PM

I’m sure some on the left are preparing a new meme: “Romney/Ryan hate rhetoric set off a poor suffering unstable individual to commit an act of violence. Obama 2012!”

Liam on August 15, 2012 at 12:28 PM

No one died, correct?

If so, can we start concern-trolling about how the left and the SPLC created a hostile climate of hate that drove this guy to shoot someone?

Also, assuming the shooter is still alive, can’t wait to hear what he’s got to say.

John_Locke on August 15, 2012 at 12:28 PM

I can’t wait until our resident liberal trolls show up.

CurtZHP on August 15, 2012 at 12:28 PM

Uhh…. TO show up.

CurtZHP on August 15, 2012 at 12:28 PM

this is terrible. Terrible and sad.

ted c on August 15, 2012 at 12:28 PM

Aww….strike that. Need to stop eating while typing.

But these corn flakes are so good!

CurtZHP on August 15, 2012 at 12:29 PM

Stupid D.C. mayor Vincent Gray (who hates Chick-fil-A) to make asinine statement about gun control laws in 3…2…1…

22044 on August 15, 2012 at 12:29 PM

I hope someone is checking the shooter’s apartment and car for booby traps. Wait, did someone say “booby traps”? I hear Big Sis has some gals that’d be interested to get on that case…./

ted c on August 15, 2012 at 12:30 PM

verbaluce on August 15, 2012 at 12:27 PM

Yeah. Fox needs to be careful they don’t pull a ABC with this…

catmman on August 15, 2012 at 12:30 PM

This is going to be the excuse Pantload needs to declare Martial Law…

Seven Percent Solution on August 15, 2012 at 12:30 PM

Hope all are OK.

changer1701 on August 15, 2012 at 12:30 PM

I’m sure some on the left are preparing a new meme: “Romney/Ryan hate rhetoric set off a poor suffering unstable individual to commit an act of violence. Obama 2012!”

Liam on August 15, 2012 at 12:28 PM

They probably will.

22044 on August 15, 2012 at 12:30 PM

Channel 7 in DC (WJLA) reporter on scene says FBI has taken over investigation, area being checked for bombs, suspect in custody.—
Nathan Wurtzel (@NathanWurtzel) August 15, 2012

Flora Duh on August 15, 2012 at 12:30 PM

He was probably perturbed Chick-Fil-A got the lunch catering gig.

hillsoftx on August 15, 2012 at 12:31 PM

Prayers to those in the line of fire.

itsspideyman on August 15, 2012 at 12:31 PM

Pro-life group

Schadenfreude on August 15, 2012 at 12:21 PM

That’s correct. During the Chic-Fil-A debacle, I had a couple of hyper-gay blogs thrust at me during a debate. In citing Chic-Fil-A’s charitable contributions, these bloggers had FRC listed as an “anti-gay, neo-nazi” group.

AubieJon on August 15, 2012 at 12:31 PM

After all the gay groups called Family Research Council a “hate group” during the Chick Fil A tadoo… well colored me shocked some nutcase attached themselves to that rhetoric and acted on it.

ButterflyDragon on August 15, 2012 at 12:32 PM

Prayers for those involved.

Cindy Munford on August 15, 2012 at 12:27 PM

Probably a better use of our time and effort than trying to win the Gold in the 100 Meters Jumping To Conclusions.

ConservativeLA on August 15, 2012 at 12:32 PM

You won’t see a word of this in the liberal media….

idesign on August 15, 2012 at 12:32 PM

Hope everyone will be OK.

22044 on August 15, 2012 at 12:32 PM

Is anybody dead in this or just wounded?

ted c on August 15, 2012 at 12:32 PM

I’m betting it was Lynn Beisner that did the shooting…

I make even my most ardent pro-choice friends and colleagues very uncomfortable when I explain why my mother should have aborted me.

cartooner on August 15, 2012 at 12:32 PM

No one died, correct?

If so, can we start concern-trolling about how the left and the SPLC created a hostile climate of hate that drove this guy to shoot someone?

Also, assuming the shooter is still alive, can’t wait to hear what he’s got to say.

John_Locke on August 15, 2012 at 12:28 PM

It will make entertaining reading because that is all you’ll have *if* a conservative is at the trial….

nothing to hurt the narrative see?

Stupid D.C. mayor Vincent Gray (who hates Chick-fil-A) to make asinine statement about gun control laws in 3…2…1…

22044 on August 15, 2012 at 12:29 PM

Dunno Maybe he will go full Jar jar and say “this is what happens”….

Rahm managed to screw up.

marion Berry jr. doesn’t seem very bright.

harlekwin15 on August 15, 2012 at 12:32 PM

thanks flora. You are always johnny-on-the-spot with useful news.

ted c on August 15, 2012 at 12:33 PM

I’m not going to act like the Left and equate one nut to all of them, not that it will be appreciated.

Cindy Munford on August 15, 2012 at 12:33 PM

Obviously inspired by Rachel Maddow.

cat-scratch on August 15, 2012 at 12:34 PM

You won’t see a word of this in the liberal media….

idesign on August 15, 2012 at 12:32 PM

Not unless they find out the shooter voted Republican once. I’m still waiting to find out what James Holmes was registered as.

CurtZHP on August 15, 2012 at 12:35 PM

A conservative target? That means the Left suddenly discovers what “lunatic acting alone” means.

rrpjr on August 15, 2012 at 12:26 PM

They don’t have even enough integrity for that.

I’ll be $10 that, if this shooter turns out to be motivated by lib politics, within three days there will be an article, editorial or speech about how (like a hot Muslim rape victim) the FRC brought this upon themselves and a veiled assertion that they kind of deserved it.

29Victor on August 15, 2012 at 12:35 PM

I can just see the comments from the libs and the atheists – “More please!”

Ward Cleaver on August 15, 2012 at 12:36 PM

This is going to be the excuse Pantload needs to declare Martial Law…

Seven Percent Solution on August 15, 2012 at 12:30 PM

They intend to do SOMETHING with all that ammunition Obama’s civilian defense “corpse” agencies like DHS and even NOAA are buying left and right…

wildcat72 on August 15, 2012 at 12:37 PM

I’m not going to act like the Left and equate one nut to all of them, not that it will be appreciated.

Cindy Munford on August 15, 2012 at 12:33 PM

I am, because liberalism IS a mental disease.

wildcat72 on August 15, 2012 at 12:38 PM

I can just see the comments from the libs and the atheists – “More please!”

Ward Cleaver on August 15, 2012 at 12:36 PM

The moral relativism that some of them believe is frightening.

22044 on August 15, 2012 at 12:38 PM

No one died, correct?

[John_Locke on August 15, 2012 at 12:28 PM]

Well, that puts several characterization options on the table:

- Mostly peaceful protestor,
- Spirited activist,
- Boisterous visitor,
- FRC opponent attempting to raise awareness and initiate a national dialogue.

Dusty on August 15, 2012 at 12:38 PM

I can’t wait for the Paul Krugman article about how the civil discourse by the Left drove this person to commit this horrible act.
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Bitter Clinger on August 15, 2012 at 12:38 PM

29Victor on August 15, 2012 at 12:35 PM

As well as the arraigning judge to put a gag order on all information relating to the shooter, like with Holmes.

Liam on August 15, 2012 at 12:38 PM

Did the guy from the headlines who wished he had been aborted do this?

NotCoach on August 15, 2012 at 12:38 PM

Spirited defense of women’s rights and stuff.

SlimyBill on August 15, 2012 at 12:38 PM

Not unless they find out the shooter voted Republican once. I’m still waiting to find out what James Holmes was registered as.

CurtZHP on August 15, 2012 at 12:35 PM

As crazy, most likely…or he should have been ayways…

jimver on August 15, 2012 at 12:39 PM

Current headline at HuffPo: Evil Romney wants to cut PBS, and it shows a picture of a muppet. I am not making this up.

Although it’s too early to make assumptions, I concur with others about the hate that’s been ginned up recently about the FRC. I’m not interested in the FRC’s issues, but it’s true they’ve been labeled a “hate” group by the SPLC, and they certainly don’t deserve that. The ChicfilA thing has brought more attention to that situation.

juliesa on August 15, 2012 at 12:39 PM

I’ll be $10 that, if this shooter turns out to be motivated by lib politics, within three days there will be an article, editorial or speech about how (like a hot Muslim rape victim) the FRC brought this upon themselves and a veiled assertion that they kind of deserved it.

29Victor on August 15, 2012 at 12:35 PM

Yep. Which is why even though I don’t really care if gays want to get married (by the state), I sure as hell won’t vote for it.

I believe homosexuality is wrong so I hold some extremist view that should be ostracized and eliminated. Just like the FRC or Chick-fil-A.

John_Locke on August 15, 2012 at 12:39 PM

Brian Ross says the shooter was in the Tea Party. He knows because he found it on Google.

petefrt on August 15, 2012 at 12:39 PM

only to have it turn out that the perpetrator is a random lunatic.

Thats what they want you to think. In reality, these so called lunatics have handlers. Useful Tools. I mean how do people who cannot decide what to have for breakfast, or remember to take their meds suddenly come up with a plan to travel across town, get the gun, load it, spout off nonsense and shoot someone at a right wing lcoation?

They don’t. They are being told what to do.

Too many crazies at too many shootings that were too easily dismissed in my view.

orbitalair on August 15, 2012 at 12:39 PM

From Politico, the police are not making any statements on motive, other than to say that they haven’t yet ascertained it:

I also will reserve judgment on motive (other than to mock the media’s proclivity for blaming Tea Partiers, natch), but isn’t it odd that the media’s not jumping to conclusions on this one?

Red Cloud on August 15, 2012 at 12:41 PM

Well, that puts several characterization options on the table:

- Mostly peaceful protestor,
- Spirited activist,
- Boisterous visitor,
- FRC opponent attempting to raise awareness and initiate a national dialogue.

Dusty on August 15, 2012 at 12:38 PM

Oh yeah, he’s a spirited activist who just wanted to show people how great Obamacare is to stitch up a bigot for free!

John_Locke on August 15, 2012 at 12:41 PM

These Obama supporters are not reacting well to the Ryan pick.

sentinelrules on August 15, 2012 at 12:42 PM

Breaking from Brian Williams:

The FRC president held a press conference with Tea Party members last year. Coincidence?

NotCoach on August 15, 2012 at 12:42 PM

I can just see the comments from the libs and the atheists – “More please!”

Ward Cleaver on August 15, 2012 at 12:36 PM

Those I’m seeing on Twitter are, “it’s about time.”

Flora Duh on August 15, 2012 at 12:42 PM

Yeah. Fox needs to be careful they don’t pull a ABC with this…

catmman on August 15, 2012 at 12:30 PM

(To my point)
Or equate anti-abortion and/or anti-SSM advocacy with conservatism.

verbaluce on August 15, 2012 at 12:42 PM

A day after Biden said “they’re gonna put ya’ll back in chains.”

Just imagine if the roles were reversed.

Romney says what Biden said. A right winger (the next day) shoots up a Planned Parenthood.

The media would be going ballistic.

kevinkristy on August 15, 2012 at 12:42 PM

Breaking:

DHS classifies shooting as workplace tiff.

NotCoach on August 15, 2012 at 12:44 PM

Oh yeah, he’s a spirited activist who just wanted to show people how great Obamacare is to stitch up a bigot for free!

John_Locke on August 15, 2012 at 12:41 PM

He’s John Brown! A noble but tragic figure.

29Victor on August 15, 2012 at 12:44 PM

Tomorrow’s Politico headline: “Did FRC invite violence through its message?”

Red Cloud on August 15, 2012 at 12:44 PM

all that ammunition Obama’s civilian defense “corpse” agencies like DHS and even NOAA are buying left and right…

wildcat72 on August 15, 2012 at 12:37 PM

Yeah, what’s up with that? Is anyone on the Hill with influence looking into it? The recent purchase was hollowpoints, and you generally don’t use hollowpoints for training/target practice.

petefrt on August 15, 2012 at 12:45 PM

Wait! I got it. The MSM will call him a Libertarian.

Pro-choice, pro-gay marriage, owns a gun and conservative.

29Victor on August 15, 2012 at 12:46 PM

Please, let’s not jump to any conclusions. We will quietly release our findings in 6 months when nobody is paying attention.

Wigglesworth on August 15, 2012 at 12:46 PM

Tomorrow’s Politico headline: “Did FRC invite violence through its hate-filled, homophobic, discriminatory and bigoted message?”

Red Cloud on August 15, 2012 at 12:44 PM

FTFY

John_Locke on August 15, 2012 at 12:46 PM

Adam Smith?

22044 on August 15, 2012 at 12:47 PM

8/16/12 NY Times Editorial:

“While what the accused shooter did might have been wrong, the sole reason for the shooting lies with Chick-A-Fil for it War on Gays.”

sentinelrules on August 15, 2012 at 12:47 PM

Adam Smith?

22044 on August 15, 2012 at 12:47 PM

Only if it’s a drive-by.

29Victor on August 15, 2012 at 12:47 PM

The Gay Ft. Sumpter

jp on August 15, 2012 at 12:47 PM

Mark Potak-Southern Poverty Law Center

http://www.splcenter.org/who-we-are/staff/mark-potok

The SPLC is responsible for stoking the false charges of the Family Research Council being a Hate Group.

MARK, YOU HAVE BLOOD ON YOUR HANDS!

reddevil on August 15, 2012 at 12:48 PM

Prayers.

If you’ve ever worked in a large building you understand that nagging thought in the back of your head that someone might just walk in and start doing mag dumps…

CorporatePiggy on August 15, 2012 at 12:48 PM

Yeah, what’s up with that? Is anyone on the Hill with influence looking into it? The recent purchase was hollowpoints, and you generally don’t use hollowpoints for training/target practice.

petefrt on August 15, 2012 at 12:45 PM

Nope, you use it for killing people who disobey orders.

Such as people who try to defy an interstate travel ban?
Such as people who try to go vote in defiance of the Boy King?

Who knows? DHS certainly doesn’t need millions of rounds of hollow point ammunition.

wildcat72 on August 15, 2012 at 12:49 PM

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