Frustrated by its inability to win elections, the left is attempting to silence opponents through intimidation, either in the streets or in the courts. The latest example is the hijacking of Guidestar USA by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). Guidestar is a database of more than 2 million nonprofit and non-governmental (NGO) organizations. It's considered the foremost authority on nonprofits, and had a self-avowed reputation for "remaining neutral."
Posted in Faith, Marriage/Family/Culture, Religious Liberty
Tagged Ben Carson, Edwin Meese, Floyd Corkins II, GuideStar, Jacob Harold, James T. Hodgkinson, Leo Johnson, Maajid Nawaz, Mark Potok, Southern Poverty Law Center, Steve Scalise
Wednesday morning at the offices of the Family Research Council (FRC) in Washington D.C., a man entered the building and made remarks about “not liking FRC’s politics.” An FRC security guard, Leo Johnson, took interest in the man’s intentions for being in the building, at which point the man retrieved a pistol from his backpack and shot several rounds at the guard. Johnson was wounded in the arm but subdued the suspect and wrestled away his gun, and another guard held him until police arrived.
Leo Johnson underwent surgery on his arm, and FRC’s President, Tony Perkins, reports …