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Floyd Corkins, at the time of his arrest on Aug. 15, 2012.

Family Research Council shooter sentenced to 25 years in prison

Thursday, September 19, 2013
WASHINGTON -- A man who planned a mass shooting at a conservative Christian lobbying group's Washington headquarters in 2012 has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for the failed plot. [ Read more → ]
Floyd Corkins, at the time of his arrest on Aug. 15, 2012.

Defense suggests 11½ years in FRC shooting, not 45 years prosecutors want

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
WASHINGTON -- A man who planned a mass shooting at the Washington headquarters of a conservative Christian lobbying group should spend 11 ½ years in prison for the failed plot, not the 45 years government lawyers want, his defense attorney says. [ Read more → ]
Floyd Corkins, at the time of his arrest on Aug. 15, 2012.

Prosecutors want 45-year sentence for FRC shooter

Monday, April 22, 2013
WASHINGTON -- Prosecutors say a Virginia man who planned a mass killing at the Washington headquarters of a conservative Christian lobbying group should spend 45 years in prison for his plot. [ Read more → ]
FRC President Tony Perkins

Family Research Council is to blame for near massacre at its headquarters

Thursday, February 7, 2013
Someone has to sit Tony Perkins down and school him on the truth. I am very certain that Perkins is already aware of this truth, but he needs to be told publicly so that everyone else can know. The Southern Poverty Law Center is not responsible for Floyd Corkins’ near massacre at FRC headquarters last year. If Perkins wants to blame someone, he should look to himself and his organization. For years, while under the guise of Biblical principles, the FRC has dehumanized the LGBT community.... [ Read more → ]
Floyd L. Corkins II (Booking photo)

Corkins pleads guilty in Family Research Council shooting

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
WASHINGTON -- A Virginia man pleaded guilty Wednesday to wounding a security guard at the headquarters of a conservative Christian lobbying group, a shooting that made headlines in part because the man was carrying 15 Chick-fil-A sandwiches. [ Read more → ]
Floyd L. Corkins II (Booking photo)

Family Research Council shooter charged with committing act of terrorism

Thursday, October 25, 2012
WASHINGTON -- The man accused of opening fire and shooting a security guard inside the offices of the Family Research Council in August, will face seven new charges when he appears in federal court on Friday, including committing an act of terrorism while armed. [ Read more → ]
Floyd L. Corkins II (Booking photo)

FRC shooting suspect found mentally competent, pleads not guilty

Saturday, August 25, 2012
Floyd Lee Corkins II, 28, a former part-time volunteer for D.C.’s LGBT community center, pleaded not guilty in federal court on Friday to three charges related to last week’s shooting at the downtown D.C. headquarters of the Family Research Council, one of the nation’s leading anti-gay groups. [ Read more → ]
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FRC gunman indicted by federal grand jury

Thursday, August 23, 2012
WASHINGTON -- A Virginia man who entered the the lobby of the conservative anti-gay group, the Family Research Council, on August 15 and shot a security guard, was indicted Wednesday on federal charges related to the incident. [ Read more → ]
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FRC shooter held without bond, ordered to undergo mental evaluation

Thursday, August 16, 2012
WASHINGTON — Floyd Lee Corkins II, 28, of Herndon, Va., has been charged with assault with intent to kill while armed, and interstate transportation of a firearm and ammunition as a result of Wednesday’s shooting incident at the Family Research Council headquarters in Washington. [ Read more → ]
FRC President Tony Perkins

FRC blames ‘hate group’ designation for ‘reckless environment’ that led to shooting

Thursday, August 16, 2012
WASHINGTON -- Family Research Council president Tony Perkins on Thursday said he blamed the Southern Poverty Law Center for the "reckless rhetoric" that led to a shooting at the FRC headquarters on Wednesday. [ Read more → ]
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LGBT Center volunteer leaves guard wounded in shooting at FRC headquarters

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
WASHINGTON -- A gunman posing as an intern opened fire at the headquarters of the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday morning after reportedly announcing his disagreement with the conservative group's policies. [ Read more → ]
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