One reporter called the shootings "not only a shock here but a rupture, a tear in Orlando’s protective bubble through which its queer community can now see the cruelties of the rest of the country."
The comedian has shown more wisdom than many lawmakers.
Today the U.S. Senate voted down four gun control measures.
Some of those gathering on the banks of Lake Eola near downtown Orlando held aloft signs with messages like "Love always conquers hate" and "Free hugs."
The U.S. Senate today is debating several gun control bills in the wake of the Orlando tragedy.
Investigators released a timeline of what happened that night in the Pulse nightclub in Orlando.
Four Westboro Baptist Church members showed up to protest the funeral, but they were largely outnumbered by supporters.