Moskowitz Remembers Victims on the 5th Remembrance of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Shooting

Moskowitz Visits Parkland to Mourn the 17 Lives Lost on February 14, 2018

Parkland, FL

PARKLAND, FL – Today, Congressman Jared Moskowitz (D-Florida) released the following statement on the 5th remembrance of the mass shooting that killed 17 people at his alma mater, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida:

“For so many, February 14, 2018, feels like it was yesterday. It was the last day of normalcy; the last day families heard their loved ones’ voices before the unthinkable happened. Five years have not lessened the pain of this tragedy. There are still empty rooms and empty chairs in people’s homes. Parents should be visiting their kids at college. Instead, parents will do today what they’ve done for the past five years: visit their kids at a cemetery.”

“Today is a reminder why I fight every day for these families and to prevent this tragedy from happening in another community in our country. This solemn day is about the victims and their loved ones. Please join me in remembering the 14 students and three staff members at MSD taken from us too soon.”

Alyssa Alhadeff

Scott Beigel

Martin Duque Anguiano

Nicholas Dworet

Aaron Feis

Jaime Guttenberg

Chris Hixon

Luke Hoyer

Cara Loughran

Gina Montalto

Joaquin Oliver

Alaina Petty

Meadow Pollack

Helena Ramsay

Alex Schachter

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