Category Archives: Families in the News

September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows: don’t use our loved ones to turn away refugees

Eight members of September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows have denounced President Trump’s executive order, reports Carol Kuruvilla in the Huffington Post. The order, signed last Friday, bans Syrian refugees from the US indefinitely, while people from seven other countries ― Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen ― banned temporarily. The executive order mentions the […]

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Winnipeg woman Ellen Judd going to Guantanamo Bay for 9/11 hearings

Ellen Judd, whose partner, Christine Egan, was killed at the World Trade Center, is going to Guantanamo for a week to attend pretrial hearings for the men accused of plotting the 9/11 terrorist attack that killed Egan writes Jillian Taylor for CBC News. Judd is eligible to go because her name came up in the lottery. Christine […]

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His mom was killed on 9/11. Now, he threatened Trump and was jailed.

Dominic Puopolo, 51, whose mother, Sonia Morales Puopolo, was killed by terrorists while a passenger on American Airlines Flight 11, was arrested in Miami Beach for threatening to kill President-elect Donald Trump, reported Charles Rabin in the Miami Herald. Puopolo’s arrest came after he tweeted a video in which he threatened Trump, claimed to be Jesus […]

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