USA, Florida, Orlando, 14 June 2016 People leave messages and candles for a second night at downtown vigil held at the Seneff Arts Plaza at the Dr. Phillips Center for the performing Arts in Orlando Florida for the 50 dead in Sundays massacre.

USA, Florida, Orlando, 14 June 2016
People leave messages and candles for a second night at downtown vigil held at the Seneff Arts Plaza at the Dr. Phillips Center for the performing Arts in Orlando Florida for the 50 dead in Sundays massacre.

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Orlando’s Tears

Darcy Padilla met grieving people in Orlando, following the 49 deaths and 53 injuries massacre at the gay club, The Pulse, during the night of June 11.

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President Barack Obama resolutely blamed this terrorist act toward the homosexual predominantly latino community : « As Americans, we are united in mourning, anger and resolution to defend our people. »

In United States and all around the world, there has been many tributes and meeting as a sign of solidarity, the days following the attack.

As America is still in chock after this mass murder, one of the worst shooting of its modern history, the burning question of fire weapons control became a major issue in the election campaign.

More than the traditional opposition Democrat – Republican on this questions, the stands of future candidats, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, are going to be meticulously examinated by the electorate.

M. Trump, supported by the powerfull NRA, declares that he regrets none of the Pulse clients were armed, before he came back on his words, following Wayne LaPierre, NRA president, contradict him: « I don’t think you need arms in place you drink ».

« People’s right to possess weapons should not be transgressed ». Without reconsidering gun permit, he questions the immigration government politic; an overly welcoming politic, according to him.

M. Clinton express herself for more inspection in the gun control, calling for the laws to regulate gun sell and commit arms manufacturer and firearms trader, especially in case of mass shootings.