Today at the Capitol Pride festival a moment of silence was held for the victims of the Club Pace shooting in Orlando, Florida. The festival is held yearly in Washington D.C. to celebrate all love, especially the love which radiates within the LGBT community. He made a note to let the people in attendance know that love not fear will still rule this day. This festival for sure will show just how strong America stands when under attack; symbolizing that no matter how much fear tries to rear its ugly head; love will always prevail.

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D.C Mayor Muriel Bowser was a key speaker at this years Pride Festival in the nations capitol. The festival held a moment of silence for the victims of the slayings that occurred earlier this morning at popular LGBT Night Club, Club Pulse. The D.C. mayor gave had this to say.

“This morning, our hearts are heavy after hearing about the tragedy in Orlando. Just yesterday, we held the annual Capital Pride Parade, a celebration of the rich diversity and contributions of the LGBTQ community in the District of Columbia, …… Today as always, we will not be deterred by hate as we gather to celebrate love.”

At around 2 this morning the gunman Omar Mateen opened fire in the packed to capacity Gay nightclub in Orlando Florida. He then went on to hold hostages for three hours until police were able to penetrate the nightclub and neutralize him in a shootout. In the aftermath 50 were murdered and as many as 50 more were injured. It is rumored to be that the gunman who was Muslim has ties with ISIS.

Source: WP