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Jim McGovern's Public Statements on Issue: Guns

Full Name: James 'Jim' P. McGovern
Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Potential, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Lisa; 2 Children: Patrick, Molly
Birth Date: 11/20/1959
Birth Place: Worcester, MA
Home City: Worcester, MA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
Feb. 4, 2014 Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2013
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Todd Jones, Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives - We Support Obama Administration Firearm Policies
March 28, 2013 Mass. Delegation Unanimous in Support for Universal Gun Background Checks
Dec. 14, 2012 Congressman McGovern's Statement on Newtown Tragedy
Aug. 2, 2012 Gun Safety
July 2, 2012 Letter to Leon Panetta, Secretary of Defense - Department of Defense Spending
April 17, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4089, Sportsmen's Heritage Act of 2012, and for Other Purposes
Nov. 15, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 822, National Right-To-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2011
May 18, 2011 Colombian Labor Lawyer Gunned Down Friday Raises Questions of Timing of Trade Agreement, Senior House Dems Say
July 20, 2009 Recognizing Establishment of Hunters for the Hungry
Sept. 16, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6842, National Capital Security and Safety Act
Oct. 18, 2005 Providing for Consideration of S. 397, Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act
Sept. 29, 2004 Providing For Consideration of H.R. 3193, District of Columbia Personal Protection Act
Sept. 14, 2004 Providing For Consideration of H.R. 4571, Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2004
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Gun Violence
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