CANDLELIGHT VIGIL HELD IN TUSCALOOSA TO HONOR VICTIMS IN THE ORLANDO, FLORIDA SHOOTING
Hundreds came out to a candlelight vigil at Government Plaza in Downtown Tuscaloosa.
They are honoring the 50 people killed and 53 injured at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
The incident sparked nationwide vigils.
“In times like these to show that we won’t be put down, nothing can stop us, love is our common bind as humans and don’t ever stop love” says Andy Beardan, supporter of the event.
Dr. Meredith Bagley organized the event.
Bagley believes the shooting massacre in Orlando, Florida shows the LGBT-Q community still has work to do.
“So it is scary, I think that’s why we come together to be able to get through the fear and be able to do pride this month and next year and the year after but, I don’t think anyone here if they’re really being honest say that they are a tiny bit rattled and a tiny bit nervous”
There were Police presence at the Vigil.
It ended without incident.