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U.S. House Passes Bill to Designate Pulse Site as National Memorial

first_imgThe site of a deadly rampage in Orlando could soon take on a whole new meaning.This month marked four years since 49 people were killed and another 50 injured, after a man walked into Pulse Nightclub and began shooting.On Friday, the U.S. House unanimously passed a bill that would designate the property as a national memorial.Rep. Stephanie Murphy spoke on the House floor in support of the bill that she spearheaded, along with Reps. Darren Soto and Val Demings.Today, the House of Representatives passed a bill to recognize Pulse nightclub as a National Memorial Site, reminding the world that #WeWillNotLetHateWin. A very special thank you to Representatives @RepDarrenSoto, @RepValDemings, and @RepStephMurphy for introducing the bill. pic.twitter.com/u0FzHuSIuF— Pulse Orlando (@pulseorlando) June 26, 2020 “We owe it to the families and loved ones of the victims to honor their memories by dedicating a national memorial at Pulse. I’m proud to be co-leading this effort to create a place of healing for survivors and a welcoming place for all those seeking inspiration to create a better, safer, and more inclusive nation,” Murphy said.She added, “By taking this important step, we are telling the world that we will fight to ensure no community will ever go through something like this again.”The bill allows the site to become a part of the National Park System, although the OnePulse Foundation would retain control of its construction.There is currently no Senate companion bill.last_img read more

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11,000 Tickets Printed for Match Bosnia and Herzegovina – Belgium

first_imgThe qualification match for the European Championship in France 2016, Bosnia and Herzegovina – Belgium, which will be played at the stadium, “Bilino Polje” in Zenica on October 13th at (20:45), aroused great interest of fans.Due to the limited capacity as well as security measures, 11,000 tickets were printed, of which 5,800 for “west”, then 1,350 for “east”, 1.800 for “north” and 2.050 for “south”.The number of printed tickets includes 600 tickets for the north which will be given to a Football Association of Belgium. The visiting supporters will go through special safety procedures, which includes a series of measures and actions prior to their entering the country, as well as when entering the stadium “Bilino Polje”. (Source: Novo Vrijeme)last_img