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More on 50 Killed in Shooting at Florida Nightclub in Possible Act of Islamic Terror


Offbeat  (tags: violence, society, ethics, terrorism )

Marty
- 1042 days ago - foxnews.com
The fact that this shooting took place during Ramadan and that ISIS leadership in Raqqa has been urging attacks during this time, that the target was an LGBT night club during Pride, if accurate, that according to local law enforcement the shooter



   

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JL A (281)
Sunday June 12, 2016, 10:01 am
far more likely to be a hate crime against LGBTQ (not a very reputable source on this event with known biases on Islam and LGBTQ) fyi
 

Pat B (356)
Sunday June 12, 2016, 10:21 am


Thank you, Marty for update.
 

Animae C (508)
Sunday June 12, 2016, 2:48 pm
"The shooter was identified as Omar Mateen, who called 911 on Sunday morning (local time) and made comments saying he supported the Islamic State (IS) militant group, officials said."

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-06-12/pulse-nightclub-50-dead-in-worst-mass-shooting-in-us-history/7503770
 

Marty Powell (151)
Monday June 13, 2016, 11:11 am
It was absolutely an Islamic related hate terrorist crime. He called and admitted it to the police and he had ties to radical Islamic leaders. ISIS has also claimed he did it on their orders. However orthodox Islam calls for LGTBQ to be put to death.
 
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