Orlando Shooter's Father Says Son Shouldn't Have Killed All Those People Because 'God Will Punish Those Involved In Homosexuality'
Hatred begins at home.
We're still struggling to process the terrible tragedy that rocked Orlando over the weekend, and it makes us sick knowing that the LGBT community was intentionally targeted.
The 29-year-old pledged his allegiance to ISIS in a 911 call he made during the senseless shooting, but his father, Seddique Mir Mateen, insisted his son's actions stemmed from a homophobic mentality rather than religious motives.
However, on Monday, the killer's parent took to Facebook to express his own anti-LGBT beliefs in a video, saying:
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