Orlando Shooting

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Funeral for Philly Victim of Orlando Shooting Is Today

A funeral service is being held today for Akyra Murray, the Philadelphia teen victim of the massacre in Orlando on June 12th. She was the […]

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Why Pennsylvania’s Hate Crime Laws Still Lack LGBT Protections

In the wake of the country’s worst-ever mass shooting, the nation’s cry for change is hard to ignore. In the early morning of June 12th, a […]


Both Pa. Senators Joined Filibuster Seeking Better Gun Control

Both of Pennsylvania’s Senators took park in a marathon filibuster that called for gun limits yesterday. Starting 11 a.m. yesterday through early this morning, Sen. Christopher S. Murphy […]

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LOCAL NEWS: State Senator Proposes Three LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Bills

Three bills introduced in the Pennsylvania Senate propose to update the Human Relations Act to include LGBTQ protections. Late last week, Republican State Senator Pat […]

Patience Carter, a victim in the Pulse nightclub shooting from Philadelphia, becomes emotional after giving her story during a news conference at Florida Hospital Orlando, Tuesday, June 14, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. Carter, a 20-year-old Philadelphian, was visiting Florida for the first time, vacationing with her two friends.

Philadelphia Orlando Survivor Patience Carter Recounts Night of Tragedy

Patience Carter lay in a hospital chair Tuesday, surrounded by enrapt reporters during a news conference in an Orlando hospital, as she told details of the night […]

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The Ben Franklin Bridge Will Glow Rainbow for Orlando Victims

#BenFranklinBridge to pay tribute to Orlando victims & their families. https://t.co/XPzOjzrp6L #OrlandoUnited pic.twitter.com/xHar4JJVK5 — DRPA (@DRPA_PAandNJ) June 14, 2016 The Ben Franklin Bridge will light […]

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OPINION: Intersectionality and the Orlando Shootings

Since the weekend, I have not been able to think much about anything besides but the tragic mass shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. […]