A year ago today, our nation was reeling. A gunman entered Salon Meritage in Seal Beach, California and began shooting, killing eight people and wounding one in what became the deadliest mass shooting ever in Orange County. Today, on the one year anniversary of that tragedy, we’re reminded that, although much has been accomplished in the fight to keep Californians safe from gun violence, far too many families continue to lose loved ones to firearms in the hands of dangerous people.

Last night, a vigil was held in Seal Beach to remember the victims lost. We also remember your loss, Orange County, and we continue to work day after day to protect our communities from this overwhelming epidemic of gun violence.