Andy Parker, whose daughter was killed during a live broadcast in 2015, sought to enter the Democratic primary in an effort to unseat GOP Rep. Bob Good.
Andy Parker, the father of slain journalist Alison Parker, went on CNN on Aug. 27, 2015, and called on politicians to take up gun control.
Andy Parker hailed WDBJ journalist Alison Parker, who was killed on-air in 2015, as his inspiration "to take a stand" in the spot launching a run for Congress.
Chris Hurst entered politics in hopes of honoring the memory of his girlfriend and her cameraman, who were killed on TV.
"The NRA still controls too many politicians. There is no new meaningful common-sense gun legislation."
Alison Parker, 24, and Adam Ward, 27, were killed by a former co-worker while viewers watched.
WDBJ Gives Tribute To Alison Parker And Adam Ward on one-year anniversary.