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posted by takyon on Sunday June 12 2016, @06:00PM   Printer-friendly

A suspected Islamic terrorist opened fire at a gay nightclub in Florida, killing 50 people and wounding another 53 before he was killed by police. While authorities continue to investigate to determine whether this man had ties to ISIS, the terror organization has not been quiet in praising the attack. This comes three days after ISIS announced they would attack somewhere in Florida. Today's attack marks the largest act of terrorism on US soil since 9/11.

takyon: The gunman reportedly called 911 emergency services to pledge allegiance to ISIS. The President will hold a briefing momentarily. Compare this article to the original submission.

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  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Monday June 13 2016, @07:52AM

    by Anonymous Coward on Monday June 13 2016, @07:52AM (#359237)

    The church I was part of in the 1900s didn't have inquisitions or crusades.
    They were a lot more about bake sales and the occasional carnival or bingo night.

    Don't forget protecting pedo-priests. Also there is the matter of complicity in the rwandan genocide. []
    Neither of which the church has fully come to grips with yet.

    Anecdotally, my friend was forced to marry her rapist at the age of 18 in the phillipines, and she wasn't even from a poor family - she attended the most prestigious university in the country. (15 years later she was granted an annulment by the very same priest after her husband had cracked her head open and left her for dead in the street).

    I don't say that to bag on catholicism, but rather to point out that individuals can experience the same religious institution in wildly different ways.

  • (Score: 2) by SecurityGuy on Monday June 13 2016, @01:59PM

    by SecurityGuy (1453) on Monday June 13 2016, @01:59PM (#359356)

    Don't forget protecting pedo-priests.

    I haven't. That's why I left. I had kids and the fact that people knew that was happening and didn't stop it was a deal breaker.