Congressman Al Green's Statement on the Shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri
(Houston, TX)--On Friday, August 15, 2014 Congressman Al Green released the following statement regarding Michael Brown.
“I stand in solidarity with the Brown family and the people of Ferguson, Missouri.
"Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. reminded us that, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” My prayers and thoughts go out to the Brown Family and those who stand for justice. During this time of tragedy and grief, I also pray that as we seek justice for Michael Brown, all will continue to utilize peaceful means as they exercise their First Amendment rights. Violence is not the answer.”