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Orlando Shooting

Hello everyone! I'm sorry that I haven't posted in a while, the months between March and June are pretty hectic for me.  I'm sure most of you have heard by now of the shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando.  Pulse is a very well-known, popular gay bar in Orlando that was founded and named in remembrance of the owner's late brother.  Here's some information on the shooting:
http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/orlando-nightclub-massacre/orlando-nightclub-shooting-emergency-services-respond-reports-gunman-n590446 With at least 49 dead and 53 injured, the massacre marks one of the largest shootings in American history, exceeding the Virginia Tech shooting (32 dead) and the Sandy Hook shooting (20 children, 6 adults dead).  The shooter has been confirmed to be Omar Mateen of Florida, and was killed in a gun battle with police early Sunday morning. The shooting occurred during Latin night at the gay nightclub during Pride Month.  Make no mistake, this was a hate crime, one …