• 49 celebrities honor 49 victims of Pulse shooting in video

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    ORLANDO, Fla. - The Human Rights Campaign helped honor the 49 victims of the Pulse nightclub terror attack with the help of some celebrities.

    In an 18-minute video posted to the Human Rights Campaign’s Facebook page, 49 celebrities paid tribute to the victims with a eulogy.

    The celebrities included Lady Gaga, Connie Britton, Sophia Vergara, and Kerry Washington.

    Angela Bassett, a Florida native, also participated.

    She said being from St. Petersburg made the cause personal for her.

    At the end of the video, the celebrities had a strong message.

    “Join me and the HRC to demand common-sense laws to protect the LGBTQ community and all Americans from hate violence," Bassett said.

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