Three years after a gunman killed 49 people in ’s, , Democratic presidential candidate remembered the nation’s deadliest attack on the community.
“Pulse wasn’t an attack on just one community ― it was an attack on LGBTQ Americans, Latinx Americans, and Black Americans,” the South Bend, Indiana, mayor, who is openly gay, said in an email to supporters on Wednesday. “It was an attack on people who look like me, and an attack on people who look nothing like me. It was an attack on all of us. It was an attack on individuals expressing their sexuality, their heritage, their gender, and their freedom.”
The 2016 massacre unfolded on the venue’s Latin-themed night just before closing time when Omar Mateen, a U.S.