Article originally appeared on thefederalist.com.
One day after the horrific mass shooting at a Christian private school in Nashville by a transgender-identifying shooter, Amazon leadership alerted its staff that it “remains in solidarity with our LGBTQIA+ employees, customers, and communities.”
Candi Castleberry, Amazon’s vice president of so-called global diversity, equity, and inclusion, posted the internal message, only accessible to staff, explaining “the last several weeks have been challenging, to say the least, as we continue to see disheartening news in the media.” On behalf of the e-retailer, she offered the company’s “support and solidarity during this period of apprehension and uncertainty.”
Police identified the 28-year-old shooter and noted she was transgender-identified. Though law enforcement has thus far refused to release her manifesto, bucking the trend of quickly releasing these kinds of documents after shootings, there has been reason to suspect gender identity played at least some role in the motive …
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