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A gay dad reflects on the terrorism in Newtown, Connecticut

| Tuesday, December 18, 2012
The fact is that 20 sets of parents got the call I most fear, and that without warning the precious looks, kisses, hugs, innocent conversations and happiness that are my heart and soul treasures can abruptly end and be removed, forever. This event was terrorism because so many of us feel the searing pain of the poor families who are facing the reality of their loss. I wish to my soul that I could spare them the pain they feel, I wish it more than any other thing this Christmas, and take little solace in the fact that I get to hug my boys and take them in my arms still.

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Family Research Council shooter charged with committing act of terrorism

| Thursday, October 25, 2012
Floyd L. Corkins II (Booking photo)
WASHINGTON -- The man accused of opening fire and shooting a security guard inside the offices of the Family Research Council in August, will face seven new charges when he appears in federal court on Friday, including committing an act of terrorism while armed.

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Kern doubles down on claim that homosexuality is ‘more dangerous’ than terrorist attacks

By Brian Tashman | Saturday, September 10, 2011
Sally Kern
Oklahoma Republican state legislator Sally Kern has repeated her claim that homosexuality is “more dangerous” than terrorist attacks while lamenting that young people are “bombarded” with the message that “homosexuality is normal and natural.”

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Married lesbian couple rescues 40 kids during Norway shooting rampage

| Wednesday, July 27, 2011
A lesbian couple were among the first responders to assist victims following the shooting massacre in Norway on Friday, when gunman Anders Behring Breivik went on a shooting rampage at a youth camp on Utoya island.

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Oslo: Something to remember

| Monday, July 25, 2011
I’ve been struggling to find a meaningful way to discuss the Oslo tragedy -- and I’m at the point of simply admitting the sheer frustration I have with my abilities as a writer, as a therapist, as a commentator -- and as a human being. Maybe you’re there, too.

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