LAST is waiting on more information, and confirmation of information, before we decide if we should compose a statement on the mass violence in Toronto, but given the rumours that are flying, it does seem that this article from a few months ago is relevant again.
Statement On Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting
TW: shooting, death, murder, ableism, anti-Semitism, suicide mention, abuse mention
LAST is not a news site, and while we sometimes post news stories we think are relevant to our community to our news page, we don’t normally comment on the news of the day. Nevertheless, in the wake of yet another tragic shooting in the United States, this time at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Florida, we feel compelled to say something.
Before making any other statement we would like to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victims; Alyssa Alhadeff, Scott Beigel, Martin Duque Anguiano, Nicholas Dworet, Aaron Feis, Jaime Guttenberg, Chris Hixon, Luke Hoyer, Cara Loughran, Gina Montalto, Joaquin Oliver, Alaina Petty, Meadow Pollack, Helena Ramsay, Alex Schachter, Carmen Schentrup, and Peter Wang; who lost their lives under such horrifying circumstances. Furthermore we would like…
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