WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar released the below statement on the news that charges have been filed following the August bombing of a mosque in Bloomington, Minnesota.

“The bombing of Dar Al Farooq Center in Bloomington was an act of hate that has no place in Minnesota. I visited the mosque and saw the damage to the building and the effect it had on the community first-hand. Americans – regardless of their religion – should be able to worship with peace of mind and without fear for their safety. Thank you to local and federal law enforcement who have worked so hard to ensure these criminals are brought to justice.”