The shooter in this afternoons incident leaving 10 dead was lining people up and asking them if they were Christian.  If not or if no reaction they were shot in the leg. 

You can't tell me that Christians aren't under attack.

This isn't an isolated incident, just last month we had the Church in Charleston attack ad infinitum.

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Comment by fred hallman on October 1, 2015 at 6:38pm

Armageddon is peeking through the clouds of Joy!

Comment by JMac1949 Today on October 1, 2015 at 7:34pm

Depending on the particular twists in this loser's screwed up brain, the question could have just as easily been, "Are you Muslim?" or "Are you Jewish?"  The problem isn't who he targeted or why, but how the hell he got the damn guns and walked into the classrooms.

Comment by fred hallman on October 1, 2015 at 8:37pm

He bought 'em on the open market.  But the fact is that Christians are being targeted not only by Muslims but by Atheists also.

Comment by koshersalaami on October 1, 2015 at 9:01pm
You think there's an atheist plot to kill Christians?
Tell me if the odds of being killed for being Christian are higher then the odds of being struck by lightning.
Comment by JMac1949 Today on October 1, 2015 at 9:10pm

Kosh, I think that desperate not very well educated young white losers who are looking to blame someone else for their inadequacies can target Christians, African Americans or Muslims, "Illegal" immigrants, homeless people, women or any number of other people that their delusions may identify as the "enemy."  No doubt that Christians have been targeted for extermination in Iraq and Syria by the likes of ISIS/ISIL and Al Qaeda.

Comment by koshersalaami on October 1, 2015 at 10:00pm
In the Middle East, no argument. Here? Not a numerically significant population is attacked for being Christian. And Charleston was being Black in a Christian setting, not being Christian.
Comment by lorianne on October 1, 2015 at 11:52pm

This is one individual whose true motivation & mental health is as yet unknown. its simply supposition at this point.

If there is any threat to christianity in today's world it comes more from the people who use their  religion to wage a war on women, on the poor & on  homosexuals.  Evangelical fundamentalists with political agendas are creating an adversarial environment which undermines all christians who practice their religion independent of politics.

Comment by Ron Powell on October 2, 2015 at 4:16am
Religion is politics. Religion is political. Religion is the politics of faith and the expression and practice thereof.

Religions, the variations, distinctions and differences have been cause, reason, rationale, excuse, and justification for war, slavery, racism,, and genocide all in the name of 'God'.

It's almost refreshing and a relief to hear a defendant insist that; "The devil made me do it!" At least then we can declare him/her to be insane and not guilty by reason of insanity.

People who kill other people in the name of 'God', and religion, are considered to be sane, unless proven otherwise. These overcharged, murderous, religious zealots are accepted, acknowledged, and acclaimed as heros by somebody somewhere, while simultaneously being condemned for their actions by someone, somewhere else.

If that's not 'politics', there's no such animal.
Comment by Anna Herrington on October 2, 2015 at 8:53am

Interesting to me that when you drive up I-5 through Oregon, Roseburg is the town with all the scary fundamentalist billboards telling miserable sinners they are going to hell.... not a lot of tolerance if you're not white, straight, Christian, how it's been up there for ages.

The whole thing is a horror and a damn shame, but let's not usurp this incident to add fire to the already inflammatory inaccurate rhetoric going around conservative Christian circles.

'Christians are under attack' - hogwash - far too broad a sweep and just isn't remotely true. and I'm a Christian. just not a narrow-minded, conservative one.

'Christians under attack' - pure bunk - stated by conservatives/fundamentalists who don't like national laws changing.

This one crazy at this particular school targeted people who might be Christian - yes, he did.

but, truth is:

Actually, it's Separation of Church and State that is under attack. by fundamentalist Christians.

Comment by Ron Powell on October 2, 2015 at 11:23am
@AH; Amen!


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