On June 12th, Omar Mateen launched an attack on The Pulse night club in Orlando.
Fifty people lost their lives that night and witnesses heard Mateen shout, ‘Allahu Akbar’ and it was learned that Mateen had pledged his allegiance to ISIS. Yet at the time, North Carolina elected officials and media personalities rushed to judgement.
“The way the events played out, the horrific tragedy in Orlando sort of brought out to me the immediate need to repeal House Bill 2 because it’s sort of a hate-filled, shameful piece of legislation that doesn’t reflect North Carolina values,” said Rep. Pricey Harrison, D-Guilford. (WRAL 6/14/16)
“This is a tragedy that all Americans face, but it was a direct attack on the LGBT community,” said Rep. Chris Sgro, D-Guilford. “The only way that we’re going to stop…
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