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Congressman John Sarbanes

Representing the 3rd District of Maryland

Sarbanes Statement on Shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas


Nov 6, 2017
Contact: Daniel Jacobs
(202) 225-4016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) issued the following statement today after a gunman opened fire at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, killing 26 people:

“My heart goes out to the victims of this unconscionable tragedy. We owe it to the families and loved ones of those killed to put partisanship aside and take action to prevent this kind of senseless violence from continuing to occur in our country.”