Inhofe Statement on Dallas Police Shooting

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) today released the following statement on the shooting in Dallas, Texas, Thursday evening that targeted police officers, killing five: 

“My prayers are with the Dallas community impacted by Thursday’s unspeakable violence and with the families of the police officers that were killed. Our country was founded on freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of assembly and our government was established so that these freedoms, and its citizens, would be protected. Police officers upheld their pledge to protect and serve by running into harm’s way last night to shield peaceful protestors, and those are the powerful images I hope the media will focus on today. We need to be talking about healing our nation and not dividing it. Please join me in thanking a police officer today and showing them our support.”

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