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In the aftermath of the horrific shootings by an Islamic terrorist at a Florida nightclub over the weekend, the blame game has erupted, with some pointing their fingers directly at … Christians.

“Islamic extremists kill LGBT people,” said one social media post. “Christian and Jewish extremists just drive us to commit suicide.”

The Washington Times also noted that American Civil Liberties Union lawyer Chase Strangio said the “Christian right” is at fault for pursuing “anti-LGBT bills.”

“The Christian Right has introduced 200 anti-LGBT bills in the last six months, and people are blaming Islam for this. No,” Mr. Strangio posted on Twitter.

The report noted MSNBC’s Sally Kohn said, “Always fascinating to watch conservatives who won’t support basic non-discrimination laws bash Islamic fundamentalists for being anti-gay. You either support the dignity & equal treatment of all LGBT people or you support their systemic dehumanization.”

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The report said Victoria Brownworth, which it called a lesbian author, snubbed condolences offered by Republican Gov. Mike Huckabee.

“We don’t want your hypocritical prayers. You led the fight against LGBT people. You promote this every day.”

There were others who also were blamed.

The Media Research Center cited a statement from the “black community outreach arm” of the nation’s abortion business behemoth, Planned Parenthood.

“Shortly after the terrorist attack … the Twitter account claiming to represent Parenthood Black Community tweeted its own theories about the motivation behind the attack. Planned Parenthood Black Community alleged the attack was due to ‘toxic masculinity’ and ‘imperialist homophobia,’ while simultaneously claiming it has nothing to do with Islam,” MRC reported.

The Tweet said, “#Islam doesn’t foment the violence alleged gunman Omar Mateen enacted, toxic masculinity & a global culture of imperialist homophobia does.”

MRC reported, “It is unclear how rape culture is related to the terrorist attack that killed 50 and injured 53. While Planned Parenthood Black Community maintains ‘#Islam doesn’t foment the violence’ seen at the terrorist attack, gunman Omar Mateen allegedly declared allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) before the attack. ISIS has also reportedly claimed responsibility for the attack.”

Lots of politicians, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, for example, immediately charged that the nation’s gun-control regulations are inadequate, and that was why this happened.

The New York Post reported that even though Mateen “called the cops to pledge his fealty to ISIS as he was carrying out his maass murder in Orlando,” the president explained “we have no definitive assessment on the motivation.”

John Podhoretz wrote, “Here again, and horribly, we have an unmistakable indication that Obama finds it astonishingly easy to divorce himself from a reality he doesn’t like – the reality of the Islamist terror war against the United States and how it is moving to our shores in the form of lone-wolf attacks.”

“So determined is the president to avoid the subject of Islamist, ISIS-inspired or ISIS-directed terrorism that he concluded his remarks with an astonishing insistence that ‘we need the strength and courage to change’ our attitudes toward the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. … That’s just disgusting. There’s no other word for it.”

Reuters said GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump quickly said Islamic militarism was at fault.

“Is President Obama going to finally mention the words radical Islamic terrorism?” Trump tweeted. “If he doesn’t he should immediately resign in disgrace.”

Mateen, 29, reportedly drove about two hours from his Florida home to go to the Orlando “gay” bar and shoot and kill people. He shot more than 100, and on Monday 49 were confirmed dead, with nearly three-dozen hospitalized.

Clinton called it terror, and said, “Law enforcement and intelligence agencies are hard at work, and we will learn more in the hours and days ahead.”

The Daily News said people should blame the National Rifle Association, citing the killer’s use of a particular rifle, an AR-15.

“Most forms of the gun had been prohibited under the 1994 federal assault weapons ban that was allowed to expire in 2004, following ferocious lobbying by the National Rifle Association,” the News said. “The NRA has used its lobbying might in the years since to bury attempts to revive the ban.”

Jim Obergefell, the lead plaintiff in last year’s U.S. Supreme Court fight in which five lawyers created same-sex “marriage,” said America’s political and religious leaders are to blame.

“Every single politician, every single religious leader, everyone who has espoused us less than human and less deserving of equal rights, they have responsibility for this,” he claimed at Cincinnati.com. “Whether it’s race, gender identity, sexual preference or gender, we have created an environment where hatred is OK.”

The Southern Poverty Law Center, which in a previous federal court case was linked to domestic terror, issued a statement on “the senseless act of domestic terrorism in Orlando.”

“It is not surprising that the LGBT community was targeted” because “this community has long been vilified by those opposed to LGBT rights and is too often the target of violent hate crimes,” it said.

“By falsely and recklessly labeling Christian ministries as ‘hate groups,’ the SPLC is directly responsible for the first conviction of a man who intended to commit mass murder targeted against a policy organization in Washington, D.C.,” Liberty Counsel has reported.

“On August 15, 2012, Floyd Corkins went to the Family Research Council with a gun and a bag filled with ammunition and Chick-fil-A sandwiches. His stated purpose was to kill as many employees of the Family Research Council as possible and then to smear Chick-fil-A sandwiches in their faces (because the founder of the food chain said he believed in marriage as union of a man and a woman). Fortunately, Mr. Corkins was stopped by the security guard, who was shot in the process. Corkins is now serving time in prison. Mr. Corkins admitted to the court that he learned of the Family Research Council by reading the SPLC’s hate map,” the group said.

WND reported a video showed Corkins entering the FRC offices and confronting Leo Johnson.

Corkins later was sentenced to prison for domestic terrorism. It was during an interview with FBI officers when Corkins named the Southern Poverty Law Center as his inspiration.

Central to the case, according to the government’s document, was that Corkins “had identified the FRC as an anti-gay organization on the Southern Poverty Law Center website.”

“Persecuted: The Global Assault on Christians” provides documented accounts of attacks on Christians worldwide, and it tells of the perseverance and courage of men and women who suffer abuse because of their faith in Jesus Christ

 

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