Category Archives: 9/11 Community Supports Victims of Terrorism and Disaster

Senators pledge vote on Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA)

On December 21, 2015, Jordain Carney writes in The Hill that Senators Charles Schumer  and John Cornyn are pledging to get a vote on the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, which is designed to allow families of 9/11 victims (and future terrorism victims) to sue sponsors of terrorism. “The legislation, which the senators introduced earlier this […]

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Secretary of the Navy awards Purple Heart to Chattanooga Sailor and Marines

From the Office of the US Navy Chief of Information on December 16, 2015 WASHINGTON (NNS) — Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced today that the Department of the Navy will award the Purple Heart to the four Marines and one Sailor killed and the Marine injured during the July 16 attack in Chattanooga, […]

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Tragic bond: Flight 93 families pay tribute to Paris terrorism victims

Families of a number of victims of the terrorist attack on United Flight 93 flew to Paris to honor the victims of the recent terrorist attack in Paris, wrote Casey Sherman of on December 7, 2015. “I felt that we as Americans needed to stand up for the people of France and honor those who lost their […]

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