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December 25, 2012

Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles honors 20 children and six adults killed in Newton, Connecticut shooting with Peace on Earth and Little Drummer Boy

The Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles have paid tribute to the six adults and 20 children murdered in the Sandy Hook shooting.

They sang a touching rendition of Peace on Earth and Little Drummer Boy, a Christmas composition made famous by David Bowie and Bing Crosby in 1977.

The choral group dedicated the performance to the families of those who died at Sandy Hook Elementary School on 14 December.

Recorded live a day after, the gay men’s chorus was joined by 46 students from the Creative Planet School for the Arts.

December 25, 2012

Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles honors 20 children and six adults killed in Newton, Connecticut shooting with Peace on Earth and Little Drummer Boy

The Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles have paid tribute to the six adults and 20 children murdered in the Sandy Hook shooting.

They sang a touching rendition of Peace on Earth and Little Drummer Boy, a Christmas composition made famous by David Bowie and Bing Crosby in 1977.

The choral group dedicated the performance to the families of those who died at Sandy Hook Elementary School on 14 December.

Recorded live a day after, the gay men’s chorus was joined by 46 students from the Creative Planet School for the Arts.

December 24, 2012

Members of the Westboro Baptist Church never left their hotel rooms after volunteers from across the US traveled to Newtown, Connecticut, to form a human barrier to prevent them from reaching the memorial service for Sandy Hook Elementary principal Dawn Hochsprung

Members of the Westboro Baptist Church traveled to the Connecticut town Newtown with the intention of picketing memorial services for the victims of the mass shooting at the town’s elementary school but never left their hotel rooms thanks to a resounding community response.

December 24, 2012

Members of the Westboro Baptist Church never left their hotel rooms after volunteers from across the US traveled to Newtown, Connecticut, to form a human barrier to prevent them from reaching the memorial service for Sandy Hook Elementary principal Dawn Hochsprung

Members of the Westboro Baptist Church traveled to the Connecticut town Newtown with the intention of picketing memorial services for the victims of the mass shooting at the town’s elementary school but never left their hotel rooms thanks to a resounding community response.

December 23, 2012

Lesbian comic and other celebrities like Beyoncé, Will Ferrell and Julianne Moore demand a plan to stop gun murders in the USA

Lesbian comic and television host Ellen DeGeneres is just one of several celebrities demanding an end to gun violence in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook shooting.

Among the other artists making an appearance in the video also include Beyoncé, Julianne Moore, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeremy Renner, Chris Rock and Will Ferrell.

The black-and-white video begins with the celebrities talking about the Columbine shootings in 1999, Virginia Tech in 2007 and Aurora, Colorado this year.

December 17, 2012

Hacking group takes over Westboro Baptist Church spokesperson’s twitter account and leak church members info following their plans to picket victims’ funerals

The Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) blamed marriage equality in Connecticut for the tragic shooting spree in Newtown that took 26 lives.

The Church announced that it will picket the funerals of the children with banners saying ‘God Hate Fags’ and other anti-gay hate messages.

Shirley Phelps-Roper, spokesperson of WBC and daughter of its leader, Fred Phelps, tweeted, ‘Westboro will picket Sandy Hook Elementary School to sing praise to God for the glory of his work in executing his judgment’.

December 16, 2012

The Westboro Baptists will picket the site of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, which they say is God’s way of punishing the state of Connecticut for legalizing same-sex marriage

Members of the infamous anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church have threatened to picket the site of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting less than a day after the tragedy, claiming that the shooting was God’s punishment for the state of Connecticut legalizing same-sex marriage.

Prominent church member Shirley Phelps-Roger made the threat via twitter, posting ‘Westboro will picket Sandy Hook Elementary School to sing praise to God for the glory of his work in executing his judgment.’