Chester comments on Attack on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in Arizona

Chester in an interview with New Times talked about the situation in Arizona with a tragic murder attempt lately on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords which yielded 6 people shot dead. Chester was born in Arizona and before he joined Linkin Park (then Xero) he lived with his Family in Phoenix.


This is what he said :


New Times: Did you want to say something about the situation in Arizona, with the tragic shooting? 

Chester Bennington: "I admit I don't watch the news very often. I knew she got shot, but I don't know the reasons why behind it. We live in a crazy world. There's no explanation for it. I personally feel that violence and war and murder are primitive, and I think that we've evolved as a species beyond that. Unfortunately some people still feel that's a means to an end.

"Peace and love and communication are the way that we all resolve our issues with each other. There's a non-violent way to express yourself and get your point across -- regardless of what you're saying or what your point is. In a free society, people have a right to believe whatever they want to believe. That's their business and they can speak their mind.

"But nobody, even in a free society, has the right to take another person's life. Ever. That's something that we really need to move beyond."




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