Statements From American Islamic Organizations on the Orlando Massacre

The following links will bring you to the webpages of major Islamic organizations in America giving their response to the slaughter in Orlando.

From the US Council of  Muslim Organizations

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USCMO CONDEMNS THE ORLANDO SHOOTING

(Washington, D.C., 6/12/2016) – The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), the largest coalition of leading national and local Muslim organizations, expresses its horror over the mass shooting which took place at a nightclub in Orlando, FL overnight, and offers its deepest and heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and prays for quick recovery for those who were injured.

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ISNA Offers Condolences to the Families of the Orlando Shooting Victims

(Plainfield, IN 06/12/16) The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) is outraged by the horrific shooting in Orlando, Florida.

We stand with the victims of this senseless act of violence and mourn with the families of the victims and pray for their ease and comfort during this time of difficulty.

In a statement, ISNA President Azhar Azeez said:
“ISNA sends its condolences and prayers to the families of the victims. We urge the community to stand united against all acts of violence.”

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Statement of Muslim Advocates Executive Director Farhana Khera on Florida Nightclub Shooting

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“We are horrified and saddened by the mass shooting that took place at an Orlando nightclub this morning. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the victims of this despicable act of violence. Our hearts are also with the LGBTQ community in Florida and throughout the United States.  The LGBTQ community has stood side by side with the American Muslim community during challenging and difficult times.

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