Press Release – 

Arlington, Virginia, United States

Regarding the events at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, NASDA CEO Dr. Barb Glenn issued the following statement:

“NASDA supports the peaceful transition of power, which is the foundation of our democracy. The violent actions against elected officials and destruction of federal property that occurred on Wednesday were reprehensible actions that failed in their intended purpose to intimidate our democratic process.”


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