News

North Carolina leaders condemn “horrific” Pittsburgh synagogue attack

North Carolina elected officials set aside politics Saturday and condemned in the strongest language possible the mass-shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 people dead and six wounded.

Senator Thom Tillis said it is “beyond disturbing that anti-Semitism continues to exist and fuel such evil.”

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein tweeted that “there is so much that is wrong and so much pain in our nation. We must embrace each other and love each other as human beings. Calling people “evil” or “animals” or “enemies” cannot be accepted. Instead of dehumanizing others, we must make a better way.”

Congressman Mark Walker described the suspect as a “deranged bigot” while Congresswoman Alma Adams condemned the shooting inside a sacred place of love and community.

Rep. Adams worried that “we are raising a generation that will have a real fear of mass shootings and domestic terror. It is time to address our growing divide and to heal our nation.”

Read more responses from North Carolina’s politicos below:

Check Also

Cooper: NC National Guard to address unrest, focus on de-escalation, listening

After a night of violent protests, Governor Roy ...

State and Federal COVID-19 policy updates

Top Stories from NCPW

  • News
  • Commentary

At the end of an hour-long question-and-answer session with UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Kevin Guskiew [...]

North Carolina House lawmakers will consider an elections bill today that would provide temporary fu [...]

If the North Carolina Department of Transportation's financial practices were a highway, it wou [...]

High school students in the small mountain town of Sylva have been going to extreme lengths to find [...]

Yesterday – the 75th Memorial Day since the end of World War II (and the first in more than century [...]

The post Hark the sound of childhood hunger appeared first on NC Policy Watch. [...]

We’ve known for a long time that former President Barack Obama lives rent-free inside Donald Trump’s [...]

Ask a public education advocate when our society began doubting and undervaluing public schools and [...]