March 2, California Chronicle. Thomson West. Laws and codes prohibiting homosexual practice were in force in Europe from the fourth  to the twentieth centuries, and Muslim countries have had similar laws from the beginnings of Islam in the seventh century up to and including the present day. This was not only the biggest attack targeting LGBT people but one of the biggest mass shootings in the United States history. Violence targeted at people because of their perceived sexuality can be psychological and physical up to and including murder.
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