Governor Scott Walker issued the following statement to commemorate the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday:

Today we remember and honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a man who had the courage to stand up for what he believed in and work with passion and purpose for what’s right, despite many obstacles standing in his way. His dedication to freedom, equality, and justice continues to inspire us as Americans every day. We are a stronger and more unified people thanks to Dr. King’s powerful, resonant example.