Pelosi Statement on School Shooting in Parkland, Florida

Feb 14, 2018
Press Release

Contact: Ashley Etienne/Henry Connelly, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released this statement following the news of the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida: 
“Today, another American community is reeling from the horror of gun violence, perpetrated against innocent school children.  Our hearts ache for the people of Parkland, Florida and the entire Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School community.  Our deepest gratitude goes out to the heroic first responders who provided aid and comfort to those in need.  As the families and friends of the victims mourn and others wait for word from their loved ones, Americans everywhere share in their shock and grief.
“Too many families have lost someone to the senseless epidemic of gun violence.  Congress has a moral responsibility to take common sense action to prevent the daily tragedy of gun violence in communities across America.  Enough is enough.”

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