McCain: Giffords Shooter Is A ‘Disgrace To Arizona, This Country And The Human Race’

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January 8, 2011 11:35 a.m.

Arizona Sen. John McCain (R) put out this statement on the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords today.

I am horrified by the violent attack on Representative Gabrielle Giffords and many other innocent people by a wicked person who has no sense of justice or compassion. I pray for Gabby and the other victims, and for the repose of the souls of the dead and comfort for their families. I beg our loving Creator to spare the lives of those who are still alive, heal them in body and spirit, and return them to their loved ones.

“Whoever did this; whatever their reason, they are a disgrace to Arizona, this country and the human race, and they deserve and will receive the contempt of all decent people and the strongest punishment of the law.

[TPM SLIDESHOW: Dem Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Shot In Arizona]

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