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Rally for Gun Control and LGBTQ Anti-Discrimination Laws Before Pulse Two-Year Mark


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Protesters call for gun reform and anti-LGBTQ discrimination laws at the rally in front of Orlando City Hall. Photo: Danielle Prieur

Protesters call for gun reform and anti-LGBTQ discrimination laws at the rally in front of Orlando City Hall. Photo: Danielle Prieur


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Parkland parents and Pulse survivors called for increased activism at a rally in front of Orlando City Hall last night. LGBTQ representatives and Latinx community members like Representative Carlos Guillermo Smith called for more people to vote in upcoming elections.

“Forty-nine angels had their voices silenced. We honor them with action by not silencing our own and by voting for them next November.”

He also called for an executive order from Governor Rick Scott that would effectively ban discrimination against LBGTQ people in the workplace.

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Danielle Prieur is a general assignment reporter at WMFE. You can hear her reporting on a daily basis on the station. She also fills-in as a host during the morning and afternoon drive times. Her reporting has been featured on NPR, Marketplace, Here & Now, and Vox. Danielle is originally from Rochester Hills, ... Read Full Bio »

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