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(Original Signature of Member)

H. RES. ll
115TH CONGRESS
1ST SESSION

Commemorating one year since the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando,


Florida, on June 12, 2016.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Mrs. DEMINGS submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the
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RESOLUTION
Commemorating one year since the Pulse nightclub shooting
in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016.

Whereas June 12, 2017, marks one year since the Pulse
nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, the deadliest
mass shooting in the history of the United States;
Whereas, on June 12, 2016, an armed gunman opened fire
killing approximately 49 people and wounding 53 others
in place where members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,
Transgender, Queer community were gathering for
Latin Night;
Whereas the city of Orlando has designated June 12, 2017,
as Orlando United Day, a day of love and kindness;

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Whereas the community is coming together one year since the
Pulse nightclub shooting to show it stands behind the
families who are still grieving their loved ones, and the
survivors who are still putting the pieces together from
lives that were shattered;
Whereas the city of Orlando has continued to support the vic-
tims, survivors, and first responders throughout the past
year, a recovery process that is far from over;
Whereas the One Orlando Fund has distributed to victims
and survivors over $27,000,000 raised through the sup-
port of people in Orlando, the Nation, and across the
world in the past year; and
Whereas the Orlando community and Central Florida have
been forever changed by the events of June 12, 2016:
Now, therefore, be it
1 Resolved, That the House of Representatives
2 (1) remembers the victims, their families, the
3 survivors, and the community one year since the
4 Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, the
5 deadliest mass shooting in the history of the United
6 States;
7 (2) acknowledges the scars are still fresh and
8 the community is still recovering from this tragedy;
9 (3) offers support to the brave men and women
10 of the emergency response teams, law enforcement
11 agencies who responded to the scene of the shooting,
12 and the medical personnel who treated victims and
13 survivors;

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1 (4) acknowledges the threat of homegrown ter-
2 rorists and will work together to ensure such a trag-
3 edy is not repeated; and
4 (5) stands united together against terrorism
5 and hatred, and will not permit prejudice, violence,
6 and fear to diminish the United States ideals of
7 compassion, liberty, equality, and freedom.

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