El Paso massacre memorial project progress
a Draft From the law to designate a national monument to space called El Paso Healing Parkdedicated to the 23 people who died in the shooting on August 3, 2019, addresses U.S. congress After it passed with overwhelming bipartisan support in the House of Representatives.
Congressman Veronica EscobarDemocrat about TexasIntroduced the project (HR 4380) through which El Paso Healing Garden would become a United States National Monument.
“We have homegrown terrorists in this country and we need to address this. We have to show what it is Going‘,” said Escobar when defending his proposal against camera.
He added that the approval of this law “would be a step on the way.” Title Correct to the healing process for El Paso City.”
On In favor of the legislative proposal, relatives Victims From shooting as Albert Hernandez, sister Maribel and brother-in-law Leo They died in the massacre.
The Spaniard told lawmakers that “the appointment of Set up It will be important to all Elbaswan.
The congresswoman celebrated her approval in low camera He said in a message on Twitter that a step Still going strong.
Patrick Crusius, aged 21 at the time of the shooting, was arrested on suspicion of massacre and turning a city mall into a shooting range.
The young man was said to have opened fire on a crowd of people in the popular shopping center sky viewone of the largest companies in the region and which many Mexican citizens usually go to buy.
Crusius drove nearly 10 hours from Allen to a step to commit the massacre and then posted a statement online claiming that the attack was “in response to the Latin invasion of Texas”.
The Secretary of External Relations He praised the approval of the bill in the House of Representatives. At least eight Mexican nationals died in the massacre.
For his part, Judge Ricardo Samaniego of the province of a step “If it was a national monument, it would be on the register and people would love to go to it,” he said in a statement Effects citizens.”
“It will attract many people to the Garden of Healing and they will see all things. Gorgeous What’s going on there.”
With information from EFE
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