I'm going blend around the apologists and agree with them for once. Religion is secondary. The proximate cause is our immigration policy. We are letting people into the United States that are unprepared to be citizens in a diverse society. It puts women, gays, Christians, atheists, Pastafarians, and other already vulnerable minorities at increased risk.
Keep this up and we will have a war that will end in genocide for one side or the other right here.
And it is possible we would lose. Ask Rome.
" Mir Seddique, Mateen's father told NBC News, "this has nothing to do with religion." Seddique said his son got angry when he saw two men kissing in Miami a couple of months ago and thinks that may be related to the shooting."