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Mother of Thousand Oaks Victim: “I Don't Want Prayers. I Don't Want Thoughts. I Want Gun Control.”

4 monthes ago   |   By Slate

Heaping somehow additional heartache on the tragic murders at Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, California is the story of Susan Orfanos, a mother of one of the 12 killed in the attack on a college country music night at the bar. Orfanos told the local ABC News affiliate Thursday how her son, 27-year-old Telemachus Orfanos, had managed to survive the Route 91 Festival shooting in Las Vegas last year only to be killed Wednesday night when a man wearing dark clothing and a dark baseball cap opened fire into the crowd.
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'I don't want prayers. I don't want thoughts': Mother of Thousand Oaks shooting victim makes emotional plea for gun control

'I don't want prayers. I don't want thoughts': Mother of Thousand Oaks shooting victim makes emotional plea for gun control

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The mother of one of the 12 who died in a shooting in Thousand Oaks, California, made an emotional plea for gun-control legislation on Thursday.
Susan Orfanos said her son, Telemachus Orfanos, survived the Las Vegas shooting in 2017 before being killed on Wednesday night.
"My son was in Las Vegas with a lot of his friends and he came home," Susan said. "He didn't come home last night, and I don't want prayers. I don't want thoughts."
"I want gun control, and I hope to God nobody sends me anymore prayers," Susan said. "I want gun control. No more guns!"
The mother of Telemachus Orfanos, one...
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Mom of Thousand Oaks shooting victim calls for better gun control, no longer wants 'thoughts and prayers'

4 monthes ago   |   By ABC

The mother of one of the victims killed in the shooting that erupted at a Thousand Oaks bar said she was done receiving thoughts and prayers and pushed for better gun control.
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