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ATU Saddened by Fatal Nashville Elementary School Shooting

Silver Spring, MD – Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) International President John Costa released the following statement in response to the fatal elementary school shooting in Nashville, TN. 

“The Amalgamated Transit Union is shocked and saddened by the tragic shooting at an elementary school in Nashville, Tennessee, that took the lives of 3 children and 3 adults. 

“Our hearts and condolences go out to the victims of this senseless act of violence, their families, and friends. We grieve for the community of Nashville, where our members work and live. We thank the heroic first responders for their bravery and quick actions to stop the shooter, saving many lives.

“Our country again mourns as another community is devastated by senseless gun violence. Enough is enough. We must find the courage to come together as a nation and commit to taking serious action to ensure that these unspeakable acts of violence never happen again.”