Carlos Bledsoe was raised in a good Baptist family. He later converted to Islam and changed his name to Abdulhakim Mujahid Muhammad. On June 1, 2009, he opened fire at a military recruiting center in Little Rock, Arkansas, killing Private William Long and wounding Private Quinton Ezeagwula.
Abdulhakim's father is now speaking out.
Notice Abdulhakim said that what he did wasn't murder, since murder only applies to killing without justification. What's the justification for killing soldiers who will be traveling to Muslim lands?
Qur'an 5:33—The punishment of those who wage war against Allah and His apostle and strive to make mischief in the land is only this, that they should be murdered or crucified or their hands and their feet should be cut off on opposite sides or they should be imprisoned; this shall be as a disgrace for them in this world, and in the hereafter they shall have a grievous chastisement.
While we're on the topic of violence in Islam, we probably shouldn't leave out:....