[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) released the following statement in response to the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile:
“My heart breaks for families who have lost loved ones. All Americans need and deserve impartial and effective law enforcement. Without prejudging the investigations underway, there is no denying the tragedy of these lives gone too soon. These tragedies cry out for justice.”
Earlier tonight, Senator Blumenthal spoke on the Senate Floor responding to the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. Video of his remarks can be watched here, and is available for download here.