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Family Research Council shooter sentenced to 25 years in prison

Thursday, September 19, 2013
Floyd Corkins, at the time of his arrest on Aug. 15, 2012.
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.

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

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Floyd Corkins, at the time of his arrest on Aug. 15, 2012.
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.

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Prosecutors want 45-year sentence for FRC shooter

Monday, April 22, 2013
Floyd Corkins, at the time of his arrest on Aug. 15, 2012.
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.

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

Thursday, February 7, 2013
FRC President Tony Perkins
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....

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Corkins pleads guilty in Family Research Council shooting

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Floyd L. Corkins II (Booking photo)
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.

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Family Research Council shooter charged with committing act of terrorism

Thursday, October 25, 2012
Floyd L. Corkins II (Booking photo)
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.

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FRC shooting suspect found mentally competent, pleads not guilty

Saturday, August 25, 2012
Floyd L. Corkins II (Booking photo)
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.

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FRC gunman indicted by federal grand jury

Thursday, August 23, 2012
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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.

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FRC shooter held without bond, ordered to undergo mental evaluation

Thursday, August 16, 2012
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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.

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

Thursday, August 16, 2012
FRC President Tony Perkins
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.

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