“Planned Parenthood Shooter Finally Convinces Leftists that Beliefs Matter”

That is the headline featured at Red State, as written by Leon H. Wolf. He writes

As of the time I sat down to write this article, we know absolutely nothing about the shooter at the Planned Parenthood in Colorado. Much of what we learn in the next 24 hours will be a mixture of falsehood and half-truths, if the normal news cycle is any indication. And yet, already we have multiple emails blaming RedState (and blogs like RedState) for the very existence of this guy. Here are a couple:

And he highlights a few. He goes on

Welp. We never on this site have ever advocated violence of any kind against Planned Parenthood or anyone else, and at this point we don’t know that the guy read RedState or any other conservative publications.

But I tell you what, I find this kind of thinking from liberals refreshing. See, for months, we have been trying to say that the terrorists who go around chopping people’s heads off and screaming Allahu Akbar, or blowing up planes full of civilians in Egypt in the name of Islam, or who shoot hundreds of civilians in Paris in order to strike a blow for Allah in the name of Islam ought to be taken seriously.

We have said repeatedly, “Shouldn’t the fact that these people all claim to be acting in the name of Islam cause us all to ask some pointed questions of Muslims about the extent to which they are fostering this behavior?”

To Leftists, never. They cannot conceive of the notion that all this terrorism and extremist behavior from Muslims could have anything to do with Islam, even when the Islamists tell us that it has everything to do with what is written in the Koran. Those few who can conceive the notion won’t admit to it verbally or in writing. It is a Disapproved Concept, utterly verboten within Leftism.

Leon goes on to note “we ought to cast a good, long hard look at the preachers of that ideology to determine whether they bear some responsibility for the violent acts of their extremists”, and that Red State can withstand the scrutiny, and wonders if Liberals have confidence that Islam can withstand that same scrutiny.

Twitchy has all sorts of tweets which blamestorm White Christians. And all Conservatives. The NRA is being blamed. Republicans as a whole are being blamed. At Think Progress we see

In a statement provided to ThinkProgress on Friday evening, Planned Parenthood Rocky Mountains CEO Vicki Cowart said it wasn’t yet clear whether the women’s health organization was the target of the attack. Cowart did, however, say that anti-abortion “extremists” have created a “poisonous environment that feeds domestic terrorism in this country.”

“We don’t yet know the full circumstances and motives behind this criminal action, and we don’t yet know if Planned Parenthood was in fact the target of this attack,” the statement read. “We share the concerns of many Americans that extremists are creating a poisonous environment that feeds domestic terrorism in this country. We will never back away from providing care in a safe, supportive environment that millions of people rely on and trust.”

So, what we’ve learned is that Leftists will blame every single pro-life supporter for the actions of a person for which we have no information on their political beliefs or any beliefs. Being pro-life is apparently “poisonous”. Yet, when we have lots and lots of violence in the name of Allah and Mohammad, we’re told this has nothing to do with Islam in the least. Allahu Akbar? It means “God is the greatest”. It is consistently screamed by terrorists who practice Islam. Does this mean that all Muslims are extremists? No. Not in the least. But, there is a big problem within the so-called Religion of Peace.

We’re told that only 10% are radicals. Other polls show just 7%. Some want to claim just 1%, at least of those Muslims living in Europe. Do the math. There are roughly 1.6 billion Muslims. What were 19 Muslims able to do on 9/11? The radicalization is something that progresses, though, with more learning the extremist views, who then teach their kids and others.

If every single Christian, white person, pro-choice believer, Conservative, Tea Party, Republican can be blamed for the actions of one person or small group, despite having nothing to do with the more extremist views, why can’t we blame a small part of Islam for the actions of their extremists?

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