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Ambassador Salazar's statement on yesterday’s shooting in Uvalde, Texas
May 25, 2022

The killing of 21 innocent children and teachers in Uvalde, Texas, is an atrocious act against humanity. Some 23 years ago, the Columbine High School shooting of innocent students and teachers was condemned by the world. Almost a quarter century later, the rampant killing by readily available assault weapons continues. I pray that leaders in the United States will now have the courage to ban assault weapons.