Chris Hurst entered politics in hopes of honoring the memory of his girlfriend and her cameraman, who were killed on TV.
Alison Parker, 24, and Adam Ward, 27, were killed by a former co-worker while viewers watched.
Ward's lawyers had sought to halt the execution, arguing he suffered from severe mental illness.
“Had I continued to stand, I would not be here talking to you."
His name was Bill Stewart, a courageous ABC newsman. According to published reports and to interviews conducted with journalists who covered the story, Stewart was executed by Nicaragua's National Guard during the Civil War of 1979. As a CBS News correspondent myself covering that war, I was in Nicaragua the day Stewart was killed
Writings and evidence seized from Flanagan's apartment showed the man "closely identified" with people who have committed mass murders.
Andy Parker is even thinking of buying a gun of his own.
Is it really such a huge inconvenience to responsible gun owners to have to undergo a background check? Wouldn't gun owners put up with a little inconvenience if it meant that Alison Parker could talk to her father every day and Adam Ward could walk down the aisle with his beloved, Melissa? Maybe, maybe if it was harder to get a gun, Vester Flanagan wouldn't have ended up with one in his hands.