From an Arizona Green Party press release, as posted by Ian Wilder at onthewilderside.com
The is both saddened and outraged in response to the acts of that plagued not only the City of Tucson this weekend, but our whole nation. Our hearts go out to Congresswoman as well as all the victims and their families, friends, and communities affected by this senseless tragedy. Our sincerest condolences to those lives that were lost devastatingly on Saturday and we hope for a speedy recovery to those beginning their healing process.
Nonviolence is one of The Ten Key Values of the Green Party. We promote non-violent methods to oppose practices and policies with which we disagree, and will guide our actions toward lasting personal, community and. Peace is not just the absence of violence; it is a willingness to resolve conflict in a constructive manner with a spirit of good will and respect.
Violence is never an answer. We, the Arizona Green Party, will continue to advocate for peace andin the wake of this tragedy in Tucson and everyday; that bloodshed and brutality are not replacements for compassionate dialogue and diplomatic action.