California Baptist Church that Opposed LBGTQ Bombed, FBI Investigating


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LOS ANGELES, CA –  A church in Los Angeles whose pastor vehemently and openly opposed the LGBTQ movement was has been bombed, the FBI reported today.

The FBI responded overnight with @elmontepolice  &  @LASDHQ  to an #IED attack at the First Works Baptist Church in El Monte, CA. Bomb Techs & the FBI’s Evidence Team continue to process the scene. If you have a tip about the responsible party, please call 3104776565. #SeekingInfo,” the FBI said

A protest was held earlier at the church.

“As to the question of whether this was a hate crime, that’s always going to be considered among the theories when a house of worship is attacked,” FBI Los Angeles spokeswoman Laura Eimiller said in a statement. “But it would be premature to confirm any motive at this time, and we are not ruling any other motive out.”

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