Comments for: Suspect in Washington shooting had grudge against anti-gay groups

Posted Aug. 16, 2012, at 7:59 p.m.

WASHINGTON — The man charged in a shooting at a conservative Christian lobbying group in downtown Washington told a guard “I don’t like your politics” before wounding him, according to court documents filed on Thursday. Floyd Lee Corkins II, 28, of Herndon, Va., also was carrying 15 sandwiches from fast …

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  • Anonymous

    The shooting was tragic but the shooter apparently needs help.  Why carry a gun and Chik-fil-A sandwiches on the same mission? 
    Significant that FRC has a guard.  Maybe they are behaving as a hate group after all.  This is no excuse for this and any other violent or violent threats, however. 

    • Anonymous

      Significant that FRC has a guard.  Maybe they are behaving as a hate group after all.

      Guard = hate group? That’s an association many wouldn’t make. How about guard = cautious? (And apparently with cause.)

  • Anonymous

    So the shooter is the real victim, and the FRC brought it on themselve, why don’t you just say what you really mean,  Here’s what the headline should read “SAME SEX MARRIAGE EXTREMIST SHOOTS GUARD”  Pathetic. 

  • Anonymous

    Oh oh…time to pass a law limiting
    how many Chick-fil-a sandwiches
    you can have in your possession. This
    was all the Chick’s fault.

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