Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia


Sep 11, 2017
Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement today to commemorate the 16th Anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001:
“Today, I join all Americans in remembrance of those who lost their lives and all those who bravely responded on 9/11. This day changed the course of our nation. Many innocent lives were lost, and families were torn apart. They will never be forgotten and will live in our prayers and actions.
“It was a trying day in our history. However, in responding to this tragedy, our nation came together. We showed solidarity in the face of adversity and helped our fellow neighbors. We showed the strength of our common bond as Americans.
“On this 16th anniversary of September 11, 2001, let us pause to remember all those who have sacrificed, and who continue to sacrifice, to preserve this great nation’s freedom.
“May God continue to bless the United States of America.”