Regional Reactions To The Mass Shooting In Orlando

Jun 10, 2016

Not a corner of the country is untouched by the massacre in Orlando. 

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The mixture of rage and sadness and bewilderment at the killing of 50 people will be expressed in many ways.

Southern Oregon Pride (SOPride) joins forces with other groups in a vigil on the Ashland Plaza Monday evening at 6:30.  A second vigil is planned for "the bricks," the courtyard at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, at 8:30.

Gina DuQuenne is SOPride's president; janelle wilson is Associate Director of Student Life for Social Justice and Service at Southern Oregon University, and Thomas Arce is Coordinator of the “Q,” Queer Resource Center there. They join is in the studio.  We also hear from Dr. Kevin Borgeson, an expert in domestic terrorism and hate crimes, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Salem State University in Massachusetts.