Statement from America Votes President Greg Speed on Tragic Shootings at New Zealand Mosques

March 15, 2019

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America Votes President Greg Speed released the following statement in response to the tragic shootings at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand:

“The hearts of all of us at America Votes are with the Muslim community in New Zealand and around the world in the wake of this tragic act of terror. Today and every day, America Votes stands in solidarity with our Muslim brothers and sisters and all those who face violent acts of hatred fueled in part by the Islamophobia and xenophobia of this administration. We recommit to working alongside our partners each day to fight for a more just and inclusive world.”

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