Why the Waffle House Shooter’s Homeschooling Background Matters

Why the Waffle House Shooter’s Homeschooling Background Matters

Three Christian homeschoolers became radicalized domestic terrorists this year and it’s only May.

Photo credit: The Tennessean.

On April 22, 29-year-old Travis Reinking made headlines when he shot and killed four people in a Waffle House in Nashville, TN. His motives are still unclear. Because Reinking is white and his victims were black, some have speculated that racism played a role. But I’m looking at another possible influence: the fact that Reinking was homeschooled in a fundamentalist Christian environment. Read More »