Vigil held in Naperville to commemorate capitol attack

Friday, January 7, 2022

BY ALYSSA DONOVAN

NAPERVILLE, Ill. — Across the country Thursday, people gathered for vigils and prayers one year after the attack on the nation’s capital.

Around 100 people attended a candlelight vigil in Naperville Thursday evening.

Members of congress including Marie Newman, Sean Casten and Bill Foster spoke and shared details of their experiences on that day.

“A year ago, I guess just about exactly this time a year ago, we were all hunkered down trying to share information with our loved ones about what exactly was going on … and trying to figure out if our colleagues were safe,” Casten said.

Organizers said the goal of the demonstration was for people to come together in remembrance of the January 6 insurrection and to highlight the message that voters decide the outcome of elections.

The event in Naperville one of more than 175 events that took place across the country.

 

Read the full story here: https://wgntv.com/news/naperville/vigil-held-in-naperville-to-commemorate-capitol-attack/

Paid for by Bill Foster for Congress