Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Matt Corey: Statement Following Orlando Shooting

Corey for Congress 

June 14, 2016

Following the recent mass shooting in Orlando, Matthew Corey, candidate for U.S. Congress (Connecticut - District 1), made the following statement:

"My thoughts and prayers go out to the victims of this tragic shooting and their families. It’s heartwarming to see the outpouring of support from around the world. We should be proud of the selflessness of the law enforcement personnel and the patrons who put their lives in harm’s way to help fellow citizens.
We as a nation should condemn intolerance of American values and our way of life.  We need to address how Home Land Security shares information with state and local law enforcement. We as citizens also need to report people who seem radical or unstable like the co-workers of this Islamic radical terrorist did. A fear of "racial profiling" should be secondary to the safety of our nation.

As we see time and time again, our CT Delegation does not let a tragedy go to waste.  They are already pushing their gun control agenda.  There is no reason to punish law abiding citizens by restricting their right to protect themselves.

It is also unfortunate that with the recent budget cuts, our mental health programs have been decimated."

About Matthew Corey

Matthew CoreyMatthew M. Corey was born and raised in Manchester, CT where he continues to reside. He graduated from Manchester High School in 1982 and immediately following graduation enlisted in the U.S. Navy. Corey was deployed to Beirut in 1983 and served until 1987. Upon completion of his military service, he worked for the U.S. Postal Service and then as a truck driver for the Teamsters (Roadway Corporation). In 1990, Corey launched a high-rise window cleaning company, Advanced Services International, and in 2002 opened McKinnon's Irish Pub in Hartford, CT.

To find out more information about Matthew Corey, upcoming events, and ways to get involved in the campaign, please visit www.coreyforcongress.org.

Paid for by Corey for Congress 
 Campaign Contact:
Catherine Hirko
Campaign Manager
P.O. Box 173
Manchester, CT 06045
(860) 288-7220

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