White House and DOJ Silent on Shooting of Soldiers

Why haven't the President and Attorney General of the United States been as quick to condemn the murder of one U.S. soldier and the wounding of another as they were in condemning the murder of an abortionist?

The White House released a statement condemning the shooting of late-term abortionist George Tiller within hours of the shooting on Sunday. President Barack Obama said:

"I am shocked and outraged by the murder of Dr. George Tiller as he attended church services this morning. However profound our differences as Americans over difficult issues such as abortion, they cannot be resolved by heinous acts of violence."

Also within hours, attorney general Eric Holder issued a similar statement:

"The murder of Doctor George Tiller is an abhorrent act of violence, and his family is in our thoughts and prayers at this tragic moment. The Department of Justice will work to bring the perpetrator of this crime to justice."

Holder also announced that he had "dispatched the U.S. Marshals Service to protect "appropriate people and facilities around the nation" in the wake of the murder of late-term abortion provider Dr. George Tiller in Wichita, Kansas on Sunday morning."

Monday, police in Little Rock, Ark. arrested a Muslim on charges of murdering a U.S. soldier and wounding another after opening firing at the U.S. Army Navy Career Center in Little Rock.

According to Lt. Terry Hastings with the Little Rock Police Department, two people standing outside the office were hit when the unidentified suspect drove up and began shooting. Both of the wounded were taken to a nearby hospital, where one of the victims died a short time later, according to police

According to KATV, Little Rock:

According to Pulaski County Coroner Garland Camper, 23-year-old William Long of Conway died shortly after being transported to a Little Rock hospital.

At a briefing Monday afternoon, Little Rock police chief Stuart Thomas identified the suspect as Abdul Hakim Mujahid Muhammad, 24, of Little Rock. Thomas says Muhammad also goes by the name Carlos Bledsoe.

Hastings identified the second wounded soldier as Quinton Ezeagwula, age unknown. He remains at a local hospital in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries.

Sweetness & Light is asking, "Where is Mr. Obama's statement denouncing this murder? Where are the US marshals to protect the recruiting centers? Indeed, where is the media coverage?"

Excellent questions, especially since there have been other attacks on recruiting centers.
Although the shootings occurred at 10:00 a.m. Monday morning, as of midnight Monday, neither the White House nor the Department of Justice had issued any statements about the shootings of the soldiers.

And don't hold your breath waiting for any anti-war and "moderate" Muslim organizations to condemn these "heinous acts of violence" against our military.

Every pro-life organization in the country issued statements condemning Tiller's murder within hours of his death.