Tag: Orlando massacre
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Scott PowersJuly 5, 2016

Orlando Imam Muhammad Musri, other American Islam leaders and faith leaders from other religions from throughout the country called over the weekend for a national inter-faith march on Washington D.C. to promote peace and denounce extremist violence. Musri, Orlando-based president of American Islam, said the “March For America” rally will be aimed at both showing Islam […]

Scott PowersJuly 4, 2016

Hugs may be attempting a comeback in politics. For several years now, they seemed to be dangerous. Just ask Charlie Crist. Just ask Chris Christie. Just ask Carlos Beruff, who seems to think they still are dangerous. He sent out a news release slamming his U.S. Senate Republican primary opponent, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, and […]

Scott PowersJuly 1, 2016

Undeterred by the fact that every other gun bill considered in the past three weeks has been shot down, U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson introduced another Friday, seeking to reinstitute the assault weapon ban that was in place from 1994-2004. Grayson, the Orlando Democrat running for the U.S. Senate seat in Florida, said he would push […]

Scott PowersJune 22, 2016

Democratic State Sen. Darren Soto‘s relatively newfound commitment to gun control has won him another endorsement for his U.S. Congress election bid from a member of Congress, U.S. Rep. Jim Himes of Connecticut. Himes, whose district is near but does not include Newtown, Connecticut, home of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, made news […]

Scott PowersJune 21, 2016

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch expressed strong confidence in Orlando Tuesday that investigators will determine pretty clearly why Omar Mateen walked into a joyful nightclub and killed as many people as he could. Lynch had few answers in hand about the biggest horror and saddest day in Orlando’s history, Mateen’s June 12 post-midnight attack on […]


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