SALT LAKE CITY July 23, 2016 – Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes issued the following statement about the recent attack in Munich, Germany:
“On this celebratory weekend honoring the pioneer roots of this great state, we mourn the lives lost in the terrible shooting that took place in Munich, Germany this week. Such a random act of violence is terrorism whether or not an official terrorist group claims responsibility.
“As technology shrinks our world and we become more dependent on each other as global citizens, these tragedies across the world feel more intense and even more personal. Each attack on our friends and allies and every inexplicable manifestation of violence has become an attack on all of us, both symbolically, because we are all children of God and members of the human family, and literally, because it emboldens violence within our own communities.
“May God bless the families, friends and loved ones of the Munich victims and may God bless America and all of her people, and may we hope that more peaceful days are ahead.”
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