Pulse’s Unclaimed Victim

It’s been nearly a year and this heartbreaking story lingers. 😦 Any one of us could’ve been in that situation. Always be thankful for your familial and friendly support if you are fortunate enough to have it.

The news had to hit hard. For those families who waited all day after news of the Pulse shooting first broke, the confirmation process moved at a painfully slow pace. Many parents had to wait more than 24 hours to find out for certain why their child would not pick up the phone and verify they were OK. The loved ones of the 49 killed that night learned heartbreaking news that suddenly shifted their emotion from worry to sorrow and redirected their energy toward funeral plans.

But one father greeted news a different way, not by weeping for his son but in anger toward a child he refused to accept. Why? Because the child was gay. The father wouldn’t even take the body from the morgue.

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TV network to reenact Pulse shooting

I understand that the majority of those who died or were injured in this tragic event were of Hispanic blood, but this is not any form of respect for those who died. I hope that UNIVISION reconsiders its decision.

The Univision television network has been massively criticised over plans to air a detailed re-enactment of the Pulse nightclub shooting which killed 49 and injured more than 50 more.

An upcoming episode of the show ‘Crónicas De Sábado’, plans to use actors to create a detailed re-enactment of the most deadly mass shooting in US history.

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Wife of Pulse Shooter Arested

Well this is surprising news, I must say. I’m glad she’s been arrested, though. I’m tired of these women pleading ignorance when I’m quite sure the opposite is true.

Noor Salman, the widow of Pulse shooter Omar Mateen, has been arrested in California, where she faces charges for aiding and abetting, as well as obstruction of justice. After her husband killed 49 people inside Orlando’s gay nightclub this June, Salman relocated to San Francisco and will make her first appearance tomorrow.

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Christian Hate

It never ceases to amaze me how Christians claim to read and follow the bible, yet are selective in the help they extend to others and the love that they express toward others. I’m pretty sure there aren’t any asterisks in the bible that express limitations of any kind on the 10 commandments. I’m fairly confident that Jesus never said, “Do this, but….” Christians pick and choose what to follow. Now I know for a fact that not all Christians are like this. One of my nearest and dearest friends is a Christian who struggles against the hateful rhetoric everyday. But her voice is small in the onslaught of hate.

Sometimes it feels like the planet just keeps getting more and more evil, and this time we’re seriously shaking our heads. So here’s what happened: a Chicago school canceled a haunted house depicting the Pulse shooting. Naturally, the first thought in our heads is like, WHY was this ever going to happen? Yep, that’s right. The “Christian” haunted house depicting the Pulse shooting was supposed to be scary, but nothing about that is just, like, normal level scary. It’s straight up messed up.

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S. FL LGBTQ bars on alert after threat of Pulse-style massacre

You are seven levels of stupid if you’re going to announce your intentions far in advance and quite publicly so the police and your target can prepare for whatever you think you’re going to do.

Police in a Fort Lauderdale, Fla. suburb are looking for a man with an extensive criminal record who posted a frightening threat on Facebook: “It’s time to clean up Wilton Manors from all you AIDS-infested losers,” and “None of you deserve to live. If you losers thought the Pulse Nightclub shooting was bad, wait ’til you see what I’m planning for Labor Day.”

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Save Your Sympathy. You Are The Problem.

I have definitely notice that even the likes of Hillary Clinton focus on the massacre of 12 June 2016 as being a terrorist/Muslim crime, but a hate crime. Full stop. End of story.

In the aftermath of the Orlando massacre, Utah Lieutenant Governor Spencer Cox attended a vigil for the victims and gave a speech, which soon went viral, in which he apologized for his past homophobic behavior and thanked the LGBTQ community for being patient with him while he evolved.

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