Category Archives: Families in the News

Schumer upends 9/11 Saudi suit bill at 11th hour

Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) was amended just before the Senate vote, adding a new section that would give the Justice and State Departments power to stay any court action indefinitely by telling the presiding judge that a diplomatic talk is in progress, writes Paul Sperry  in the New York Post. ‘“How do I feel […]

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Religious Coalition names new facility to honor Alan P. Linton, Jr.’s memory

Pat and Sharon Linton opened the Alan P. Linton Jr. Family Resource Center in Frederick, Maryland, the third such facility honoring their son, Alan P. Linton, Jr., who was killed at the age of 26 when terrorists targeted the World Trade Center. Alan Linton had chosen a career in finance so that he could become a philanthropist […]

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Opinion – “My daughter died on 9/11. I should be able to sue Saudi Arabia”

Donna Marsh O’Connor writes in the Guardian “There is a bungee cord tied around my waist, and it tethers me to Ground Zero. The bungee lets me move away, to live a happy life, but it always, always, at any given moment in time (an anniversary, a birthday, a political figure making use of 9/11), […]

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