Sánchez Statement on the Passage of John Lewis

July 18, 2020
Press Release

Washington, DC—U.S. Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA) issued this statement on the passing of civil rights icon, Congressman John Lewis (D-GA):

“We lost a giant, John Lewis. He was more than a colleague to me and so many others—he was a mentor and a moral guide. We thank him for standing up, raising hell, and paving the way for so many.

“We don't need to ask how we can honor his legacy. We already know. Rest in power, my friend."