"When someone can legally purchase a military-grade assault weapon, when he can pass a background check despite having been investigated by the FBI twice, when he has no waiting period on his purchase, and when he can use his weapons to destroy the lives of 49 innocent LGBTQ people of color and traumatize the lives of many more, the issues at play are already political.

The Pulse nightclub shooting was enabled by flawed gun policy that threatens the safety of marginalized communities all over the U.S. In order to honor the lives that were stolen from us, we must change the dangerous role that guns play in our society."

- Gays Against Guns' Statement to Fox News