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Connections: The Impact Of The Orlando Mass Shooting On The Gay Community

Jun 13, 2016

One day after the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, we examine how the attack on the Orlando nightclub has impacted the gay and Islamic communities.

The shooting left 49 victims dead and more than 53 wounded. Investigators say the lone shooter was Omar Mateen, and they are treating the case as a terrorist investigation.

We talk to members of the local gay community about how they are healing. Our guests: