Lofgren Statement on Robert F. Kennedy’s Assassin Receiving Approval for Parole

August 27, 2021
Press Release

SAN JOSE, CA – Today, Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-19) – a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee and the elected Chair of the California Democratic Congressional Delegation – issued the below statement opposing the vote by the California parole board panel recommending that Sirhan Sirhan, Robert F. Kennedy’s assassin, receives parole. Parole for the assassin would still need to be approved by the full California parole board and Governor Gavin Newsom.

“Sirhan Sirhan not only murdered a man – he murdered hope for America. Our nation is still paying the price for his actions.”