Thousands rally in New York for Orlando victims

People attend a vigil outside New York's historic Stonewall Inn to express their support for the victims of the Pulse nightclub attack in OrlandoThousands of people gathered at the birthplace in New York of the gay rights movement Monday to honor the Orlando victims, demand tolerance and call for tighter gun control. The crowd packed the street outside The Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village carrying rainbow pride flags and posters saying “We Stand With Orlando” as a string of LGBT activists addressed the rally. Leaders of the gathering, organized by the LGBT community, read out the names and ages of the 49 people who were shot dead at a gay nightclub in Orlando.

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