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  • FRC Shooter gets 25 Years; Feds call it Act of Terrorism

    09/19/2013 3:37:19 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 23 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | September 19, 2013
    The Virginia man who planned a mass shooting based on a leftwing group’s “hate map” of conservatives got sentenced to 25 years in prison today, though federal prosecutors had recommended 45 for what they call an act of terrorism. Floyd Lee Corkins stormed into the headquarters of the Family Research Council (FRC) last August and carried out the politically-motivated shooting based on a target list from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a nonprofit that features conservative organizations on a catalogue of “hate groups.” Corkins pleaded guilty earlier this year and admitted that he learned about the FRC from the...
  • FRC and the Shots Not Heard around the World (Family Research Council shooting)

    02/08/2013 3:27:31 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 7 replies
    FRC ^ | 2/7/2013
    It seems hard to believe, Jim Treacher wrote yesterday, "but once upon a time, there was a shooting the national news didn't want to talk about." That's because the shooting was at FRC. And although the gunman was a politically-motivated activist who stormed a building less than a mile from the White House, there's a reason most Americans have never heard of him. After years of insisting that conservatives were the hateful ones, the attack at FRC was an inconvenient storyline for a media bent on hiding where the real intolerance lies. The day after Floyd Corkins walked into our...
  • NYT Ignores Leftist Website Connection to FRC Shooter, Yet Suggested Palin Map Inspired Jared

    02/07/2013 8:59:49 PM PST · by Nachum · 3 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 2/7/2013 | Clay Waters
    Floyd Corkins Jr. pleaded guilty on Wednesday to wounding a security guard at the Washington headquarters of the Family Research Council, a conservative Christian lobbying group fighting against gay marriage, on August 15 last year. Corkins was carrying 15 Chick-fil-A sandwiches at the time – the restaurant chain noteworthy for its public, Christian-based opposition to gay marriage – and intended to rub the sandwiches in his victims´ faces. The New York Times made do with a brief from Reuters that did not mention a vital angle
  • Southern Poverty Law Center website triggered FRC shooting

    02/07/2013 10:42:21 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | February 6. 2013 | Paul Bedard
    The Family Research Council shooter, who pleaded guilty today to a terrorism charge, picked his target off a "hate map" on the website of the ultra-liberal Southern Poverty Law Center which is upset with the conservative group's opposition to gay rights. Floyd Lee Corkins II pleaded guilty to three charges including a charge of committing an act of terrorism related to the August 15, 2012 injuring of FRC's guard. He told the FBI that he wanted to kill anti-gay targets and went to the law center's website for ideas. At a court hearing where his comments to the FBI were...
  • Gay marriage fanatic pleads guilty in attack on Family Research Council

    02/06/2013 5:49:02 PM PST · by massmike · 13 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 02/06/2013 | Thomas Lifson
    Floyd Lee Corkins II, who planned an attack to kill as many people as possible at the Family Research Council in August last year, because of that group's opposition to gay marriage, has pleaded to guilty to "interstate transportation of a firearm and ammunition, assault with intent to kill while armed and act of terrorism while armed, a charge based on the shooting being intended to intimidate anyone who is associated with or supports the Family Research Council and other organizations that oppose gay marriage," CBS News reports. In addition, he: acknowledged in a plea agreement that he intended to...
  • Terrorism charges filed in Family Research Council shooting

    10/25/2012 2:51:04 AM PDT · by Libloather · 7 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/24/12 | Jordy Yager
    Terrorism charges filed in Family Research Council shootingBy Jordy Yager - 10/24/12 03:26 PM ET A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted a Virginia man on new terrorism charges for allegedly shooting a security guard at the Family Research Council (FRC) in Washington, D.C., this summer. The Justice Department is charging Floyd Lee Corkins, 28, with committing an act of terrorism while armed, attempted murder while armed, aggravated assault while armed and second-degree burglary while armed. The new charges are in addition to an indictment for possessing and transporting a firearm into D.C. for the purpose of committing a violent...
  • Suspect in (FRC) shooting allegedly said, 'I don't like your politics'

    08/17/2012 2:53:22 AM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8/16/12 | Jordy Yager
    Suspect in shooting allegedly said, 'I don't like your politics'By Jordy Yager - 08/16/12 01:03 PM ET Officials have filed charges against Floyd Lee Corkins II for allegedly shooting a security guard in the arm at the Family Research Council’s (FRC) building in Washington, D.C. Prosecutors with the Department of Justice charged Corkins, who is from Herndon, Va., with illegally transporting a firearm and ammunition across state lines and assaulting the guard with the intent to kill him while armed. Corkins, 28, is expected to make an appearance in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Thursday. In...
  • Cops: LGBT volunteer shoots conservative group's guard

    08/15/2012 5:04:31 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 65 replies
    Associated Press ^ | August. 15, 2012
    (AP) WASHINGTON - A man suspected of shooting and wounding a security guard in the lobby of a Christian lobbying group had been volunteering at a community center for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. A law enforcement official has identified the suspect arrested in Wednesday's shooting as Floyd Corkins II of Herndon, Va. Investigators were interviewing his neighbors.