Tag: shooting

August 30, 2012 / Courts
creaded image of Family Research Council logo with Hate Group written on it

On August 15th a man with a gun walked into the building where the conservative hate group Family Research Council (FRC) is headquartered and shot a security guard before being subdued. It was a tragic event that was allegedly politically motivated because allegedly the shooter, who supports LGBT rights, told the victim that he didn’t like his politics and the FRC has been working hard to limit LGBT rights. The shooting was condemned by various LGBT groups as well as supporters for religious freedom. But FRC decided to use the shooting to fundraise for the group claiming it was proof of a “war on religion”. The truth is the Family Research Council earns its hate group status.

As Lauren Youngblood of the Secular Coalition for America notes, the FRC released a slanted report, this week, on religious hostility in the country and claimed there have been more than 600 cases of religious hostility toward Christians:

December 11, 2007 / Media

Woke up Monday morning to an AP story concerning the recent church shooting in Colorado: “Colo. Church Gunman `hated Christians'” What? How did they come to that conclusion? People get hurt when news organizations rush to report.