Rep. Ilhan Omar(MN 5th District) and Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN 7th District) who are both Muslim members of Congress, responded to Friday’s targeted killing of worshipers at a New Zealand mosque that left 49 people dead and dozens more injured.
Inna lilahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un. This is chilling news to wake up to. In the face of this horror, I’m mourning with, and holding our community extra close today.— Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) March 15, 2019
We must not live in fear. I will be at Jumu’ah today and I hope others will too. Jummah Mubarak.
Today I’m grieving for the victims of this horrific terrorist attack in #Christchurch, New Zealand, praying for their loved ones grappling with this shocking loss of life, and reaffirming my commitment to eradicate hatred and #Islamophobia.— André Carson (@RepAndreCarson) March 15, 2019