Over the weekend, the terrorist group Hamas launched its largest attack on Israel in over 50 years, starting a new war in the Middle East — with America’s ally at the center of the attack.
According to the Times of Israel, the Israeli death toll has climbed to over 800, with over 100 hostages kidnapped by the terrorist group.
Following the beginning of the bloody war started by Hamas terrorists, New Mexicans reacted to the slaughter:
“I strongly condemn this appalling terrorist attack by Hamas against the people of Israel. This senseless loss of life is tragic and heartbreaking. This despicable attack must be denounced by all and I stand with the people of Israel as it defends itself,” wrote Democrat U.S. Sen. Ben Ray Luján on X, formerly Twitter.
“The Republican Party of New Mexico Stands with Israel as they defend themselves against the brutal attacks from Hamas. Our hearts are with the Israeli victims and their families as we join with multitudes from all around the world in praying for peace and an end to the violence,” wrote Republican Party of New Mexico Chairman Steve Pearce.
U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, a Democrat, wrote, “I join [Joe] Biden and my Senate colleagues in unequivocally condemning the appalling attacks by Hamas terrorists. The U.S. stands with the Israeli people and Israel’s right to defend against this horrific violence. My thoughts are with the grieving families and the wounded.”
“These are evil attacks on Israel, and I stand in continued horror to see what is happening to the great people of our most cherished ally. My prayers go out to Israelis, especially the Israel Defense Forces, as it protects its citizens from these terrorists. Prayers for peace,” wrote state Rep. John Block (R-Alamogordo).
Democrat U.S. Rep. Teresa Leger Fernandez wrote, “The terrorist attacks by Hamas against Israeli civilians are incredibly disturbing. I strongly condemn Hamas’ actions. Israel has a right to defend itself against these acts of terror and my thoughts are with the Israeli people.”
“I stand with Israel and condemn these horrifying attacks on innocent lives. Our support for Israel must be unwavering. My heart goes out to the people of Israel. You, your family, and your loved ones are in our prayers,” wrote Democrat U.S. Rep. Gabe Vasquez.
Notably silent on the slaughter of Israelis are Democrat New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, U.S. Rep. Melanie Stansbury, and the Democrat Party of New Mexico, among other Democrats.
Referencing the Democrat silence, state Rep. Stefani Lord (R-Sandia Park) wrote, “The silence … from New Mexico elected Democrats … about the terrorist attacks, the kidnappings, and the 600 dead Israelis speaks volumes. There is no outrage over Shani Louk’s naked body paraded around by Hamas. No condolences to the family. No condemnation of the attacks on innocent civilians. Nothing. Not a word.”