Category Archives: 9/11 Community

Politicians want feds to help first responder families

At a NYC news conference on Sunday, Senator Gillibrand and Rep. King asked Congress to pass legislation to reduce the time that families of police officers, EMS workers and firefighters killed in the line of duty must wait for benefits reported Laura Figueroa in Newsday. The federal Public Safety Officers’ Benefit Program often forces families of the […]

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7/7 bombings: Sadiq Khan vows to do ‘everything possible’ to root out extremism

Ceremonies today mark the 11th anniversary of the suicide bombings on the London Tubes and a rush-hour bus. The terrorists left 52 people dead, approximately 700 injured and hundreds changed forever write Pippa Crerar and Barney Davis in the Evening Standard. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan attended a memorial service in Hyde Park and promised Londoners that he […]

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After attacks on Muslims, many ask: where is the outpouring?

One of the primary goals of the Islamic State and similar terrorists is to divide Sunni Muslims from the rest of the world. After recent terrorist attacks in Istanbul, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia and Baghdad — attacks that killed more than 250 people — survivors are wondering why there is no outpouring of support as there […]

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