While Politicians Argue Terror vs. Gun Control, Orlando's Gay Community’s Sense of Safety Is Shattered

'No matter whether he pledged allegiance to ISIS or not, it’s a hate crime targeting our community,' says Alex Mena, whose birthday celebration on Saturday morphed into tragedy, a seminal moment that to the gay community would go down in history as a kind of 9/11.

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ORLANDO, FLORIDA - Lauren Wright and Evelyn Ruiz go to Pulse almost every week. But on this particular Saturday, they weren’t in the mood for a late night, and decided to give it a miss.