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    KNIGHT: Crushing dissent in the name of tolerance

    If you want to know where the left is taking the country, a quick trip to the Southern Poverty Law Center's (SPLC) website is instructive.

  • FBI and Metropolitan Police Department officials surround the Family Research Council building at 8th and G streets N.W. in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012 following the shooting of a security guard at the conservative Christian lobbying group. The security guard was evidently shot in the arm before he wrestled the gunman to the ground. The suspect has now been taken into custody. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    Family Research Council shooter sentenced to 25 years in prison

    A Virginia man who planned to kill employees at the D.C. headquarters of a conservative Christian organization last summer and shot a security guard protecting the building was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison.

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    Court papers: Family Research Council shooter had been treated for hallucinations

    A Virginia man who planned to kill employees at the D.C. headquarters of a conservative Christian organization last summer received mental health treatment for hallucinations months before he tried to storm the building and shot a security guard.

  • Illustration by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

    KNIGHT: Getting rich by selling hate

    While the media cheer the Obama administration and Senate Democrats as they exploit the Newtown, Conn., school massacre to push gun-control laws that would hamper law-abiding citizens, they won't connect some more obvious dots to another shooting.

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    Plea is first under D.C. terrorism act of '02

    The man who shot an unarmed security guard at the Family Research Council in the District pleaded guilty Wednesday and admitted to investigators that he planned to kill employees at the conservative organization and smother their faces with chicken sandwiches.

  • New terrorism charge in D.C. lobbying group attack

    A Virginia man accused of shooting a security guard inside the headquarters of a conservative Christian lobbying group has been charged with committing an act of terrorism.

  • Suspect in D.C. lobbying attack faces terror count

    A Virginia man accused of shooting a Washington security guard inside the headquarters of a conservative Christian lobbying group was indicted on a local terrorism charge, marking the first time in a decade that a person has been prosecuted under the statute, prosecutors said Wednesday.

  • Leonard Johnson, building manager for the Family Research Council who was shot on Aug. 15 when a gunman entered the lobby of the FRC building, was awarded a Medal of Honor by Mayor Vincent Gray on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. The ceremony was closed to the media. Mr. Johnson was the first recipient of the Mayor's Medal of Honor and is credited with saving many lives. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    Gray awards medal to security guard shot by gunman

    D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray on Monday presented his first-ever Mayor's Medal of Honor to Leonard "Leo" Johnson, a security guard who was shot in the arm while thwarting a gunman who entered a conservative think tank near Gallery Place in August.

  • Accused Family Research Council shooter pleads not guilty

    A man accused of shooting a security guard at the Washington headquarters of a conservative lobbying group pleaded not guilty Friday to assault and handgun charges.

  • FBI and Metropolitan Police Department officials surround the Family Research Council building at 8th and G streets N.W. in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, following the shooting of a security guard at the conservative Christian lobbying group. The security guard was evidently shot in the arm before he wrestled the gunman to the ground. The suspect has now been taken into custody. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    Family Research Council shooter indicted on assault and firearms charges

    The man accused of shooting an employee inside the Family Research Council was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury on assault and firearms charges — though not of any hate crime or domestic terrorism charges that officials initially speculated could come in the case.

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    KNIGHT: Weighing 'hate' on uneven scales

    When a man shot and wounded security guard Leo Johnson at the Family Research Council (FRC) on Wednesday morning, the shooter left little doubt why.

  • Family Research Council President Tony Perkins fields questions from reporters outside of the Family Research Council headquarters in Washington, D.C., Thursday, August 16, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Family Research Council shooter charged with assault with intent to kill

    The man arrested in connection with a shooting at a conservative Christian-based family organization Wednesday is being charged with assault with intent to kill and transporting ammunition across state lines after authorities found 50 rounds of ammunition — along with 15 Chick-fil-A sandwiches — in his backpack, according to court documents.

  • Family Research Council President Tony Perkins exits the Family Research Council headquarters on Thursday to accuse ideological opponents of using language that inspires the type of violence that occurred in his building lobby. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Family Research Council, Southern Poverty Law Center have war of words over shooting

    The president of a conservative Christian-based family organization said Thursday that the blame for the shooting of a colleague was shared between the man with the gun and groups that practice "reckless use of terminology."

  • Escorted by a security guard, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins arrives to offer remarks and field questions from reporters outside of the Family Research Council headquarters in Washington, D.C., Thursday, August 16, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    MILLER: Body blocking bullets

    An unarmed security guard thwarted a gunman in Washington on Wednesday using nothing but his body - and that's just what D.C. officials want. Mayor Vincent C. Gray cited Leonardo Johnson's being shot in the arm while protecting coworkers at the Family Research Council (FRC) as proof the capital city's restrictive gun laws are effective.

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