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FRC shooter identified

Timothy Kincaid

August 15th, 2012

The FBI has released the identity of the shooter at the Family Research Council. He’s 28 year old Floyd Lee Corkins of Herndon, VA. We don’t yet know exactly what were Corkins’ motivations or what his orientation may be.

And as vile and despicable as I find FRC – as indicated by their absurd suggestions that it’s the Southern Poverty Law Center’s fault for accurately describing them as a hate group – there is absolutely no excuse for this act. I have nothing but contempt for Mr. Corkins’ behavior or for any rhetoric that seeks to excuse Mr. Corkins for this act.

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SharonB
August 15th, 2012 | LINK

So let me get this straight. The FRC, a hate group, which makes a living by daily demonizing their fellow GLBT and Muslim Americans… and gets absolutely purple-facedly outraged when someone merely asks the question of whether their hate speech fuels violence against those groups… is NOW reflexively jumping on the SPLC for correctly labeling them as a hate group and suggesting somehow that fueled this attack?

What utterly venal and morally bankrupt hypocrites!!

I have no more words to express my contempt for this organization. *spits on ground*

(It goes with out saying I also condemn the violent actions of this gunman.)

TampaZeke
August 15th, 2012 | LINK

There’s always the possibility that mental illness is the driving factor as I think was the case in Aurora.

Andrew
August 16th, 2012 | LINK

Man, in some ways the less said about this the better. I mean, I’m hardly going to send a card and flowers to the HRC, but anything else makes me sound like a reflexive lunatic and bolsters their claim of gays as haters.

Let’s just say we’re glad everyone’s going to survive and leave it at that.

Elaygee
August 16th, 2012 | LINK

http://www.facebook.com/notifications#!/floyd.corkins?sk=wall

George Mason University, 12 “friends”

Ryan
August 16th, 2012 | LINK

This is a neat vid. No sooner does Brian Brown call for “civility” in debate over gay marriage does Soledad O’Brien quote to him from the FRC calling gay people pedophiles. Does Brown concede that that kind of talk might be construed by some as hateful? Oh, no. That’s perfectly acceptable “disagreement”, according to Brown. Unfortunately for Brown, no one but the most hateful bigots would defend the FRC’s comments.
If one good think comes out of this, it might be that news organisations will start to look why groups like the FRC are labeled hate groups. And no, it’s not because they civilly disagree with the “gay lifestyle”.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zZUB9rD25mI&feature=player_embedded

Coxhere
August 17th, 2012 | LINK

TampaZeke:

“There’s always the possibility that mental illness is the driving factor as I think was the case in Aurora.”

We know for sure that mental illness drives Miss Perkins’ lies and hatred of Gay human beings.

Snowman
August 17th, 2012 | LINK

I just saw an article that said the FBI reported he was carrying 15 Chick-Fil-A sandwiches in a bag at the time.

Wierd.

Makes you wonder if he might’ve cracked I’ve heard of or seen people do stranger things though.

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