Colin Schmitt statement on terrorist attack in Florida
New Windsor, NY -- (6/12/16) Colin J. Schmitt, candidate for the 99th NYS Assembly District, and former Director of Operations for the New York State Senate Homeland Security Committee today issued a statement on the horrific terrorist attack in Florida early Sunday morning.
“As our country faces a mass terrorism incident in Florida, at the hands of a radical islamic extremist, our prayers go out to the countless families faced with grief and sorrow this morning. We applaud the brave first responders who responded to the scene and continue to render aid. We in New York understand the pains of terror. As the number one terrorist target outside of Jerusalem in the world, we must remain ever vigilant. We must ensure that our first responders are the best equipped and best funded to prevent and respond to incidents of terror. It is also the solemn duty of our elected officials to do all possible to protect our state and nation from homegrown and international terrorism.”
Colin J. Schmitt is a resident of New Windsor. He serves in the Army National Guard and previously served as Director of Operations for the NYS Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee. For more information visit www.ColinSchmitt.com.