By Michael Stone
The mother of Waffle House shooter Travis Reinking is a Christian homeschool advocate who claims mass shootings are caused by a lack of prayer in school.
Earlier this week Reinking was taken into custody after killing four people of color and wounding two others at a Waffle House in Antioch, Tennessee, early Sunday morning.
According to reports, Reinking, 29, of Morton, Illinois, began shooting patrons and employees with an AR-15 rifle about 3:25 a.m. at the 24-hour restaurant on Murfreesboro Pike in Antioch, near Nashville.
The Chicago Tribune reports Reinking came from a Christian family and was home-schooled:
He came from a Christian family and was home-schooled.
In addition, Reinking collected guns, struggled with mental health issues, and identified as a sovereign citizen.
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