Skip to comments.Breaking: Shooting at Family Research Council office in DC
Posted on 08/15/2012 9:09:28 AM PDT by Palmetto Patriot
Two people, including one security guard, were shot at the office of the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C., this morning.
The police are investigating this incident, said FRC President Tony Perkins in a statement on the shooting. Our first concern is with our colleague who was shot today. Our concern is for him and his family.
The shooter was also reportedly shot, according to a local news report, which notes that the FBI is at the scene.
The Family Research Council is a socially-conservative non-profit that participates in cultural debates about abortion, traditional marriage, and religious liberty.
I was wondering when the leftards would start shooting.
Another liberal nut gone over the edge with mental derangement?
This story won’t see the light of day on the dinosaur media.
Impossible. There are no guns in DC.
Family Research Council was founded by James Dobson of Focus on the Family.
Gary Bauer, who ran for president in 2000 (?) ran the organization for a decade or so.
Prayers for everyone.
And miles to go before I sleep.
The left hates the FRC.
The violent communist sodomite democrats have been telling their deranged followers for weeks that the family research council is a “hate group” supported by the evil Chick-fil-a.
Per Fox News:
“The suspect “made statements regarding their policies, and then opened fire with a gun striking a security guard,” a source told Fox News.
Authorities were treating the attack as a case of domestic terrorism.”
How is that possible? Criminals can't buy guns in this country! There's a Brady Background Check!
Tea Party extremists are at it again.
WASHINGTON A security guard for a conservative Christian lobbying group has been shot in the arm.
Police say the shooting happened Wednesday morning at the headquarters of the Family Research Council and that one person has been taken into custody. The FBI is also responding. The motive of the shooting was unclear.
The guard is conscious and breathing.
When will the Southern Poverty Law Center list the Southern Poverty Law Center as a “hate group”.
To answer your question: NO, they won’t go quietly. It wouldn’t surprise me if they try something at the RNC, or when any GOP politician shows up anywhere.
Some say bring cameras.
I say: We’re at war, people. Its time our side started acting like it.
Well, at least they got that right, since that is the definition of domestic terrorism.
Thanks to Joe Biden.
A security guard at the Family Research Council headquarters in Washington, D.C., was shot in the arm by a gunman who sources said expressed disagreement with the conservative group’s policy positions.
The guard, who was not identified, was conscious after the shooting and was being treated. The shooting occurred in the Chinatown neighborhood Wednesday morning. The gunman was apprehended and was being questioned by the FBI, sources said.
The suspect “made statements regarding their policies, and then opened fire with a gun striking a security guard,” a source told Fox News.
Authorities were treating the attack as a case of domestic terrorism.
The police are investigating this incident,” Family Research Council President Tony Perkins said. “Our first concern is with our colleague who was shot today. Our concern is for him and his family.
I think that Joe is going to get dumped. The Dems took a look at their polling data after this weekend and told Joe to jump under the bus so they can bring Hillary on board.
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 persons connection with the FRC.
Do NOT think that the MSNBC Klux Klan is going to take Obama’s EPIC defeat quietly. These people are mentally unstable to begin with!!
These useful liberal idiots have been manipulated and lied to, for years, and they aren’t going to take this quietly, I fear.
And the blame can be placed DIRECTLY at the feet of Obama and his Soros-financed cronies.
FRC is on the The Southern Poverty Law Center list of hate groups IIRC. Along with the KKK, skinheads and Nazis.
Don’t worry, the MSM will ignore this.
I blame Obama and the Black Panthers!
Oh my. I felt sick when I saw the headline here. I hope the guard recovers ASAP.
Huh. Just because Fox News says this doesn’t make it true. I WISH authorities would treat this as domestic terrorism.
But I won’t hold my breath.
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.
Screw Politico! They are not going to divulge the truth of this shooting! Damn jackals!
Oh God help us.......God protect those at FRC!!!
Aren’t guns still illegal in DC while the mayor refuses to sign law?
Impossible. DC is inundated with gun laws!
Obama sleeper cells waking up all over.
The Aaish are at it again. /sar
Bingo! Excellent point.
I pray that I am wrong.
An open, armed attack on Christianity, nothing less.
Seems the left and the muslims have a lot in common. This sounds like something that would happen in Egypt, except there would not be a Family Research Council to begin with.
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.
More MSNBC-induced liberal nutjob violence.
I blame Rush Limbaugh, Chick-fil-A, and those Amish right wingers.
And with that comes the end of our country. Now Democrats are going to win hearts and minds to ban firearms in this country with the simple line of "Don't you want to stop terrorism?"
Be on notice and mark my words. This is the beginning of the end.
I hope the Romney/Ryan campaign challenges the Dufus and the Vice-Dufus to defend the FRC, and their right to hold to their values and express their opinions.
I also blame Rachel Maddow for this...
Will the Obama Admisistration call this “domestic terrorism”?
And just what makes you think the Romney/Ryan campaign SUPPORTS the FRC in the first place?
I’m guessing there will be no comments from R&R regarding this.
Just like Chick fil A.
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 Im concerned, Lanier said. He did his job. The person never made it past the front.
Authorities did not identify the shooter or the security guard. They also would not say what kind of gun the shooter used or whether the security guard was armed.
We dont 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 were going to try to sort this all out, pull the evidence together, do all the interviews we can.