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Here Are All The People Applauding The Planned Parenthood Shooter

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Twitter / The Denver Post
Twitter / The Denver Post

As you might be aware, this afternoon and early evening there was an active shooter in and around the area of the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood. The shooting left eleven people injured and three dead, with at least one of the deceased being a police officer.

While the shooter’s motive is not known, many people have assumed it is a radical political statement against the mission of Planned Parenthood. And it’s not just liberals who think that, some special radical Christian conservatives agree, but they, on the other hand, are applauding (or excusing) the shooter.

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For the record: violence toward innocent civilians in support of an ideology is essentially the definition of terrorism. Assuming this was an ideologically-motivated attack — of which there is currently no ironclad evidence — then the shooter is the Christian equivalent of ISIS. TC mark

Update: Two users have come forward to say that they were trolling with their tweets. For the sake of humanity, let’s hope they all were. The trolling tweets have been removed.
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