MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Orlando massacre has become the deadliest mass shooting in the history of the United States, surpassing the death toll from the 2007 incident at Virginia Tech, which claimed 32 lives.
"We need to keep guns like the ones used last night out of the hands of terrorists or other violent criminals." —Hillary on the FL attack— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) June 12, 2016
Reiterating President Barack Obama’s words that it was an "act of terror" and "act of hate," Clinton urged to "redouble our efforts to defend our country from threats at home and abroad," including from international terrorist groups.
"This was an act of terror…. This was also an act of hate." —Hillary on the attack in Orlando https://t.co/MmaGjrSufr— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) June 12, 2016
"To the LGBT community: please know that you have millions of allies across our country. I am one of them.” —Hillary https://t.co/MmaGjrSufr
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) June 12, 2016