The Orlando massacre has shocked all of America. But the LGBT community is determined not to be intimidated. And help is flooding in from all corners. Deutsche Welle is talking to members of the LGBT community doing whatever they can to help.
Nikolas Cruz, with alleged links to a white supremacist group, was known for violent behavior and was expelled from the school prior to the attack. It was the second-deadliest shooting at a public school in US history.
The FBI has admitted that it received a tip from someone close to the suspect, warning of a possible school attack, but that agents failed to follow up. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump has met with the victims.
In the US, reactions to shooting rampages at schools seem to follow a national pattern – grieve, then push aside. That might be about to change in the wake of the Florida massacre, says DW's Martin Muno.
After 17 of their classmates and coaches were killed, the teens at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are making their voices heard. They want politicians to finally start taking action.
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