03.29.19

Peters Resolution Condemning White Supremacy Passes Senate

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan resolution introduced by U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) condemning the white supremacist terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand earlier this month and reaffirming our nation’s ties with New Zealand. The resolution also notes other acts of terror perpetrated by white supremacists in recent years, including at an Islamic cultural center in Quebec, a synagogue in Pittsburgh and a church in Charleston.

“I was heartbroken by the act of terror that took place at a mosque in New Zealand. White supremacist terrorism has taken too many lives, and this form of hate will stop at nothing to divide us. It is times like these that we must all band together against this evil,” said Senator Peters. “Nobody should feel targeted for going to their house of worship. I was honored to help pass a resolution reaffirming that this twisted ideology has no place in our society and we stand by our close allies in New Zealand as they grieve over this attack.”

You can read the full text of the resolution by clicking here.

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