PeopleintheUnitedStatesstageddie-inprotestsontheanniversarythetohonorthoselostinthetragedyandadvocateformoreactiononguncontrol. TwoyearsagoinOrlando,Florida,agunmanenteredPulseNightclubandopenedfire,killing49peopleandinjuring68more.NowasguncontrolisincreasinglybecomingafocusintheUnitedStates,thisrecentnationwideprotestaimedtohonorthevictimsthevariousshootingsthathavetakenplacewhilealsobringingmoreawarenesstotheguncontroldebate. Therecentprotestsawparticipantsdroptothegroundfor12-minutes,whichisapproximately720second,onesecondforeveryvictimamassshootingthattookplacesincethePulseattack. InWestPalmBeach,studentsfromPalmBeachCountyHighSchoolsandMarjoryStonemanDouglasjoinedmembersanti-gunviolencegroupMarchforourLivesandGaysAgainstGunsinthedie-inprotestthattookplaceacrossthewaterfromPresidentDonaldTrump’sMar-a-Lagoresort,accordingto.Theyworethecolororangetosymbolizegunsafety. OntheoppositesidethecountryinSanFranciscostudentsgatheredatCivicCenterPlazaandinWashingtonD.C.thedie-nprotesttookplaceinfronttheCapitolbuilding.RalliesonTuesdayalsooccurredinmajorcitiessuchasNewYorkCity,ChicagoandLosAngeles. Asidefromthedie-inprotests,amemorialwasbuilttohonorthevictimsthePulsetragedytookplaceinOrlando,wheremanypaidtheirrespectsatthenightclublocation. Earlierthisweek,survivorsandvictimsfromthePulsenightclubshootingandacollectionpoliceficersforallegedlyfailingintheirdutiesinresponsetotheattack.Thisfollowedanotherlawsuitfrom16survivorswho.Theyclaimedthethreecompanies”aidedandabetted”ISISandwereawareISISusedtheirsitesforrecruiting,whichapparentlyviolatestheJusticeAgainstSponsorsTerrorismAct. Seemorefromtheprotestsbelow. Via:]

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