WASHINGTON, D.C.--(ENEWSPF)--November 16, 2012 – Yesterday, Rep. Schakowsky (D-Ill.) released the following statement in response to reports of the serious situation developing in Gaza and southern Israel:
“I strongly condemn Hamas’s decision to escalate violence by launching a barrage of rockets against civilian centers in southern Israel. I stand with the President of the United States in unequivocally supporting Israel’s right to defend itself and its citizens from violence. Hamas and other terrorist groups must immediately halt the attacks against Israel.
The loss of innocent civilian lives . . .