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Patrick Leahy's Public Statements on Issue: Guns

Full Name: Patrick J. Leahy
Office: U.S. Senate (VT) - Sr, Democratic President Pro Tempore
First Elected: 11/05/1974
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Marcelle; 3 Children: Kevin, Alicia, Mark
Birth Date: 03/31/1940
Birth Place: Montpelier, VT
Home City: Middlesex, VT
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
July 30, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - VAWA Next Steps: Protecting Women From Gun Violence
Dec. 9, 2013 Extending the Undetectable Firearms Act of 1988
July 31, 2013 Executive Session
May 1, 2013 Letter to Chairwoman Mikulski and Vice Chairman Shelby - Fund Federal COPS Hiring Program
April 17, 2013 Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013
April 17, 2013 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt., Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, and President Pro Tempore of the Senate) On Gun Violence Votes In The Senate
April 17, 2013 Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013 -- Continued
April 15, 2013 Leahy: Improving The Background Check System Is A Matter Of Common Sense
April 15, 2013 Gun Trafficking
April 11, 2013 Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013
April 11, 2013 Leahy: Republicans Must Allow Debate On Bipartisan Legislation To Reduce Gun Violence
April 10, 2013 Leahy and Collins Announce Agreement with NRA On Legislation to Combat Gun Trafficking
April 9, 2013 Gun Violence
March 14, 2013 Leahy And Senate Judiciary Committee Complete Work On Four Gun Violence Bills
March 11, 2013 Straw Purchasing of Firearms
March 7, 2013 SJC Approves Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Gun Trafficking Authored By Chairman Leahy
March 4, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Feb. 28, 2013 SJC Begins Consideration Of Legislation To Curb Gun Violence
Feb. 24, 2013 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" Transcript: Gun Control
Feb. 12, 2013 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy At A Hearing On Proposals To Reduce Gun Violence: Protecting Our Communities
Jan. 30, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - What Should America Do About Gun Violence
Jan. 23, 2013 Leahy Unveils Legislation to Combat Illegal Straw Purchasing and Firearms Trafficking
Jan. 16, 2013 The Leahy Letter -- January 2013
Dec. 17, 2012 Newtown, Connecticut Tragedy
Dec. 14, 2012 Comment of Senator Leahy on the school shootings in Newtown, Conn.
Sept. 19, 2012 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy on the Release of the Department of Justice's Inspector General's Office Report on ATF's Operation Fast & Furious and Operation Wide Receiver
Nov. 7, 2011 Letter to Cynthia A. Schnedar, Acting Inspector General United States Department of Justice
July 27, 2010 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 27, 2010 Leahy Introduces Bill To Protect Gun Owners In Bankruptcy
June 28, 2010 On The Supreme Court's Decision In McDonald v. City of Chicago
June 2, 2009 Media Availability With Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) Following His Meeting With Judge Sonia Sotomayor, Nominee to be Associate Justice on the Supreme Court
May 6, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Department of Homeland Security
March 25, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
March 9, 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009
Feb. 2, 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Jan. 16, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - The Nomination of Eric Holder to be Attorney General in the Obama Administration
June 26, 2008 Reaction Of Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On Supreme Court Decision In District of Columbia v. Heller
Dec. 19, 2007 Senate Passes Legislation To Improve National Firearms Background Check System
April 22, 2007 CBS Face The Nation-Transcript
June 29, 2006 Importance of Crime Gun Trace Data
Nov. 6, 2003 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions - S. 1835
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