Opinion roundup June 14, 2016: Horror in Orlando -- the victims and politics

Posted June 14
Updated June 21

HORROR IN ORLANDO (Greensboro News & Record) -- A panel discussion last week on being LGBT in the Triad, and co-hosted by a white Muslim heterosexual woman, was eerily prescient.

HONOR THE VICTIMS; HATRED ONLY FANS THE FLAMES (Fayetteville Observer) -- We are grasping at straws when it comes to solutions for preventing large-scale gun violence in America.

TRUMP’S REACTION TO ORLANDO PLAYS INTO ISIS’S HANDS (Charlotte Observer) -- ISIS wants people to believe the West hates all Muslims; Trump obliges, with his rhetoric and his policy proposals; At the biggest moment of the campaign, Trump shows just how unpresidential he is.