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Las Vegas City Council addresses Orlando tragedy

Posted at 12:09 PM, Jun 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-15 20:42:27-04
On Wednesday, Las Vegas City Council showed support of the LGBTQ community.
They unanimously passed a resolution that served as a reminder of the city's love of diversity.
"It does mean a lot to me personally because every day that I go outside I feel like my safety is being put at risk. I feel like someone might just come up out of nowhere and put a gun to my head and that's it," said Tristan Torres, the program coordinator for The Center, which offers services to the LGBTQ community.
The tragedy in Orlando came up a lot at the meeting. It was one of the first things Mayor Carolyn Goodman spoke about.
A representative from the Human Rights Campaign and the CEO of The Center spoke to city councilmembers at Wednesday's meeting.
Those in favor of the resolution came out and almost filled the front row of the meeting room.