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Linda Sánchez Statement on the Death of Nohemi Gonzalez

November 14, 2015
Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (D-Whittier) tonight issued the following statement on the death of Nohemi Gonzalez, an alumni of Whittier High School, in the terror attacks in Paris, France:

“I am deeply saddened to hear that Nohemi Gonzalez was a victim in last evening’s terrorist attacks in Paris. From the bottom of my heart: I extend my condolences to her family and friends. May the outpouring of love from our community help strengthen and comfort the Gonzalez family during this heartbreaking time.

“Like so many others, I am horrified, confused and angered by these barbaric actions. This was not just an attack against France - it was an attack against the freedoms and universal values we hold dearly.  We will always stand shoulder to shoulder with the French people against the forces of evil and hate.”