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Many LDS members serving in political office have reacted to massacre of 49 innocent people at a gay nightclub in Orlando this past weekend. Below are their condolences, their calls to action, and their views on the political debates that have arisen.
Senator Harry Reid (D-Nevada, Senate Minority Leader)
This act of terror was an attack on the LGBT community; an attack on acceptance, freedom and love; an attack on America.
— Senator Harry Reid (@SenatorReid) June 13, 2016
Mitt Romney (Former Republican Presidential Nominee)
Deeply saddened to learn of the horrific attack in Orlando. Our hearts go out to those who lost loved ones.
— Mitt Romney (@MittRomney) June 12, 2016
As we mourn the victims of Islamic terror in Orlando, Ann & I say a special prayer for the LGBT community that was the focus of this attack.
— Mitt Romney (@MittRomney) June 13, 2016
Governor Gary Herbert (R-Utah)
Glenn Beck (Public Figure)
Senator Mike Crapo (R-Idaho)
Congressman Chris Stewart (R-Utah)
Senator Tom Udall (D-New Mexico)
Aleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, Creative Writing, and Dance. She now works full time as a marketing and product manager, writer, and editor. Aleah served a mission in California and loves baking, Lang Leav poetry, Gaynor Minden pointe shoes, and Bollywood movies.