DNC Chair Statement on Tragic Shooting in Charleston, SC

Washington, D.C. – Today, DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement on last night’s tragic shooting in Charleston, South Carolina: 

“Today, the nation mourns as we learn more about the harrowing shooting at the historic Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. As law enforcement continues its work and as the victims' families and community begin to heal, we are heartbroken and painfully reminded that our work is far from done. No one should ever have a reason to be afraid to go to their place of worship. We must recommit to ensuring our communities are safe from senseless and hateful acts of violence.”