Some news items you might have missed:
• AP News: The suspect in a mass shooting at a Colorado Springs gay nightclub is expected to strike a plea deal to state murder and hate charges that would ensure at least a life sentence for the attack that killed five people and wounded 17.
The suspect in last year’s Colorado Springs gay nightclub shooting is expected to strike a plea deal that would ensure at least a life sentence for the attack that killed five people and wounded 17, several survivors told The Associated Press. https://t.co/2LhQvvWWGo
— The Associated Press (@AP) June 15, 2023
• Washington Blade: A study involving more than 169,000 adults found that gay and bisexual men had a lower risk for cardiovascular disease than heterosexual men. The same study showed that lesbian and bisexual women had a higher risk of cardiovascular disease than heterosexual women.
• Washington Post: According to Trump insiders, the Donald rejected advice from lawyers who urged him to return the now-infamous classified documents. Instead, he took the advice of Tom Fitton, the head of a conservative group Judicial Watch, and others who told him he could legally keep the documents. Note – Fitton is not a lawyer.
NEW: There were repeated exit ramps to avoiding indictment that Trump didn’t take, per interviews with current and former advisers. Instead of striking a more cooperative pose and giving back documents, he went the opposite way. W/@JaxAlemany: https://t.co/POETAgbrlZ
— Josh Dawsey (@jdawsey1) June 14, 2023
• NBC News: Advisers to the FDA have recommended updating the COVID-19 vaccines to target a circulating strain of the virus, while pushing for newer vaccines that provide longer-lasting protection.
• The Advocate: U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene revived the bathroom predator myth in a hateful anti-transgender rant over the weekend at a right-wing event.