U.S. Rep. Lawson Statement on the 16th Anniversary of the September 11th Terrorist Attacks
Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, FL, released the following statement today regarding the 16th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks:
“As we reflect today on the 16th anniversary of 9/11, we remember our fellow citizens who lost their lives, and their families, in this tragic incident. We also remember those first-responders who risked their lives to save others.
Considering this tragic day in our nation’s history, we recognize the importance of coming together as a country in the face of terrorism and hatred.
As we grapple with many challenges including racism, and terrorism, reflecting on the attacks of 9/11 help us to remember the importance of unifying as a nation to help our neighbors in times of need. The best way to remember the victims of 9/11 is to stand up against bigotry and hatred both here in America and around the world. May the victims of 9/11 be remembered, the bravery from their actions be praised, and may the past never be forgotten. “