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USA: Austin Bomber Was Conservative Christian Homeschool Graduate

Thursday 22 March 2018, by siawi3

Source: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/progressivesecularhumanist/2018/03/austin-bomber-was-conservative-christian-homeschool-graduate/#8qF9XoBIwsvkokzm.99

Austin Bomber Was Conservative Christian Homeschool Graduate

March 21, 2018

by Michael Stone
The Progressive Secular Humanist

Domestic terrorist: Austin bomber Mark Anthony Conditt was homeschooled by a conservative Christian family and contemplated going on a “mission trip†before becoming a terrorist.

Conditt, the bombing suspect believed to be responsible for terrorizing the Austin, Texas community with a series of bombings that killed two people and injured four more is dead.

According to reports, the 24-year-old bombing suspect died by detonating an explosive device after police cornered him in the early morning hours of March 21.

According to a Facebook post from Conditt’s mother, Danene Conditt, the Austin bomber was homeschooled, and contemplated going on a “mission trip†before becoming a domestic terrorist.

A February 2013 Facebook post from Conditt’s mother reads:

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I officially graduated Mark from High School on Friday. 1 down, 3 to go. He has 30 hrs of college credit too, but he’s thinking of taking some time to figure out what he wants to do….maybe a mission trip. Thanks to everyone for your support over the years.

On her Facebook page Danene Conditt indicates she received her education from Gustavus Adolphus College, a “liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.â€

After his conservative Christian homeschooling, Conditt attended Austin Community College from 2010 to 2012, but didn’t graduate.

While attending Austin Community College the domestic terrorist wrote a blog called “Defining My Stance.†In his bio for the blog Conditt wrote:

My name is Mark Conditt. I enjoy cycling, parkour, tennis, reading, and listening to music. I am not that politically inclined. I view myself as a conservative, but I don’t think I have enough information to defend my stance as well as it should be defended. The reasons I am taking this class is because I want to understand the US government, and I hope that it will help me clarify my stance, and then defend it.

Blog posts written by Conditt argued against same-sex marriage, against abortion, and in favor of the death penalty.

Ultimately, it appears that Conditt chose to defend his conservative stance with bombs.

Bottom line: Austin Bomber Mark Anthony Conditt was homeschooled by a conservative Christian family and contemplated going on a “mission trip†before becoming a domestic terrorist.

And so it goes.