‘It’s an Unspeakable Act’ – Vice President Joe Biden on a Shooting at a Colorado Springs LGBTQ Club
‘My heart breaks at another deadly attack targeting the #LGBTIQ community,’ says Vice President Biden. It is another act of hatred from a state that is ‘a hate state for the LGBTQ community’, according to Governor Jared Polis.
‘My heart breaks at another deadly attack targeting the #LGBTIQ community,’ says Vice President Biden
During President Biden’s first State of the Union address, he said, “My heart breaks at another deadly attack targeting the #LGBTIQ community.” The United States has experienced a spike in hate crimes. This year’s number is the highest in more than a decade. The White House has also issued a fact sheet on combating racism.
Biden has ordered federal agencies to implement a comprehensive plan to counter discrimination. He’s also pushed for passage of the Equality Act, which would protect LGBTQ individuals from discrimination in critical areas. This legislation would also include employment and housing.
In April, the House passed the Equality Act. The bill has since been stalled in the Senate. However, President Biden has called on Congress to pass it. He’s also directed the executive branch to create a Domestic Policy Council.
The Equality Act is a bill that would prevent discrimination in critical areas, such as employment, housing, education, credit, jury service, and public accommodations. The bill also has the distinction of being the most popular one in Congress.
The White House has also issued an executive order promoting gender-affirming surgery. The order is the latest in a series of executive actions that President Biden has taken to advance the rights of LGBTQ individuals. He’s also directed federal agencies to update discrimination laws.
The Biden administration’s fact sheet claims that gender identity is “equal to race.” However, it fails to define the meaning of discrimination.
‘It’s an unspeakable act,’ says Gov. Jared Polis
During Transgender Awareness Week, Colorado Springs saw a shooting that claimed five lives and injured more than two dozen people. It was one of the deadliest mass shootings in United States history. A suspected gunman is being held in the local hospital, and a motive for the attack is unknown.
The shooting took place at Club Q, a nightclub that has been a safe haven for the L.G.B.T.Q community in Colorado Springs for years. The venue also hosted a “Drag Diva Drag Show” on Saturdays.
According to CBS News Colorado, a man who was in the club said he heard muffled gunshots. He also said he heard a muzzle flash. He said two other people called police, and the suspect was subdued. The suspect was later identified as Anderson Lee Aldrich. The shooter may have been carrying a gun and a long rifle, police said.
The shooting happened on the eve of the International Transgender Day of Remembrance. The event honors transgender people who have been killed by anti-trans violence. The event was started in 1999.
The shooting took place at Club Q, which is known for its drag shows. The club was hosting a special event to mark the occasion. The event was accompanied by a slew of protesters.
The shooter entered the club at about midnight. A man identified as Joshua Thurman said he witnessed the massacre inside the venue. He said he huddled up with two other people in a dressing room before the gunman opened fire. The man said he heard a muzzle flash and the second round of gunshots.
‘It’s a hate state for the LGBTQ community,’ says Biden
During his time as a Senator, Joe Biden has been an outspoken advocate for the rights of the LGBTQ+ community. He has been a leading voice for equality, helping LGBTQ+ youth and young adults as they struggled with their identity. His campaign, “It Gets Better,” promoted an understanding of LGBTQ+ youth and their needs.
In the early days of the gay rights movement, gay activists had to battle anti-gay attitudes and beliefs. Some even considered homosexuality to be a security risk.
As a moderate Democrat, Joe Biden was a staunch supporter of marriage equality. He helped inspire President Obama to take a similar position.
In 2013, the Obama-Biden Administration made important strides towards equality for the LGBTQ+ community. The reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act included protections for LGBTQ+ people and immigrants. The administration also supported legislative efforts to ban conversion therapy on minors. In the meantime, the Trump-Pence Administration rolled back protections for transgender people.
The Trump-Pence Administration has nominated federal judges with records opposing L.G.B.T.Q. rights. It has also carved out a broad religious exemption from existing non-discrimination laws.
Several studies have found that LGBTQ+ students are disproportionately punished for academic performance and discipline. They are more likely to be expelled and receive detentions. Moreover, they are more likely to be homeless.
The Trump-Pence Administration has also attempted to gut protections for LGBTQ+ Americans by carving out a broad religious exemption from the 1964 Civil Rights Act. In addition, it has attempted to roll back protections for transgender people by requesting the Supreme Court not to extend these protections to transgender people.
‘It’s an unspeakable act’
‘It’s an unspeakable act’ is an independent film by filmmaker Dan Sallitt. The film has had a few international premieres, and a couple of American ones, including the New York City Film Festival and Anthology Film Archives. The film is an ambitious one, a story of a 17-year-old woman named Jackie Kimball (Tallie Medel), who lives with her older sister, Susan (Talia Balzaria), and younger brother, Matthew (Sky Hirschkron). Their relationship is complicated by the fact that Jackie is in love with Matthew, and that they have an older brother who lives in the Netherlands and is working in Afghanistan.
The movie’s a nice bit of drama, but it’s not for the faint of heart. The film is set in a middle-class Brooklyn mansion, where Jackie lives with her mother and older sister. The film is set in the middle of the summer, so it’s a bit perilous for a teenager.
The film is a good one, and the writing and acting are impressive. The film’s main character is not psychotic, but her intellect is limited. The film is not music free, though. This is not a bad thing.
The film does the triathlon of a movie about two siblings, and it does the film’s name proud. It uses several clever techniques to tell the tale of their complex relationship. It’s also one of the most entertaining films I’ve seen in a long time, courtesy of its ensemble cast.
‘It’s a hate state,’ says Biden
During his speech at the ‘United We Stand’ summit, President Joe Biden warned that ‘it’s a hate state’. He said America has endured a long line of hate, and that ‘it’s time’ for Americans to speak up. He called on Americans to stand up against racism, and he called on lawmakers to do more to hold social media companies accountable for spreading hate.
In recent years, hate crimes have risen. A recent report found that hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have risen 339% in the last year. Hate crimes against women in the AAPI community are twice as likely to be reported than those against other groups.
Biden called on the Justice Department to focus more resources on prosecuting hate crimes. He also called on Congress to strengthen the transparency requirements for social media companies.
He also called on the government to protect the religious liberty of all Americans. He said that every human being should be treated with respect. He pointed to the recent high-profile incidents of racist violence, including the shooting of a Jewish synagogue in Pittsburgh and a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
In addition, Biden said that his administration is working to protect the rights of minority religious communities. He reaffirmed his support for marriage equality, saying that freedom to marry includes the freedom to build a family. He also said that he is working to ensure that same-sex couples with children receive equal treatment in all federal programs.
‘It’s an unspeakable act,’ says Biden
Earlier this week, an 18-year-old gunman killed 19 children and two teachers at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. The shooting occurred less than two weeks after a shooting at a grocery store in Buffalo, New York.
The shooting has reignited a debate over gun control that has raged in Washington for years. President Joe Biden is scheduled to visit Uvalde on Sunday. He is expected to speak to the families of those who have been killed and lay flowers outside the school.
Biden has been an advocate for gun control for years. He was intimately involved with the failed attempt to pass legislation after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Despite this, Biden has been criticized for not taking enough action to curb gun violence.
Biden’s White House is already attempting to chip away at gun violence through executive orders. They are also organizing calls with gun violence experts. However, in the case of the Uvalde shooting, there is no clear answer to the question of what should be done.
The President is expected to meet with the families of those killed. During his visit, the Vice President will also sign an executive order on policing. The policing order is expected to include measures such as a ban on bump stocks and increased background checks.
The NRA’s upcoming convention is also expected to draw protesters to the streets of Las Vegas. While the NRA has largely avoided discussing gun violence, the event is expected to bring out protesters who want to see an end to the violence.