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Elizabeth Esty's Public Statements on Issue: Guns

Full Name: Elizabeth Esty
Office: U.S. House (CT) - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Dan; 3 Children: Sarah, Thomas, Jonathan
Birth Date: 08/25/1959
Birth Place: Oak Park, IL
Home City: Cheshire, CT
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
June 16, 2014 Rep. Elizabeth Esty's Statement on the Supreme Court Upholding Federal Law Prohibiting Straw Purchases of Guns
June 13, 2014 Letter to Matthew Shay, President & CEO of the National Retail Federation - Gun Violence
May 30, 2014 The CT Mirror - Esty, Other Gun Control Proponents, Shift Focus to Mentally Ill
May 30, 2014 Rep. Elizabeth Esty Helps Introduce Major Mental Health Gun Violence Prevention Legislation
May 29, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 29, 2014 Rep. Elizabeth Esty's Amendment Strengthening Background Check System Passes U.S. House of Representatives
May 28, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 24, 2014 News Times - Esty Carried Newtown With Her to Congress
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
April 4, 2014 Chairman Mike Thompson and Vice-Chair Elizabeth Esty Lead Call to End Gun Riders in Appropriations Bills
March 25, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader - Research into the Causes of Gun violence
Jan. 31, 2014 Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty Applauds Court Ruling Upholding Connecticut's Ban on Assault Weapons and Large Capacity Magazines
Jan. 30, 2014 Reps. Thompson, Lowenthal, and Esty Put Gun Violence Issue at Forefront
Jan. 29, 2014 Reps. Lowenthal, Thompson, and Esty Put Gun Violence Issue at Forefront
Jan. 28, 2014 Congresswoman Esty's Response to the President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 3, 2014 Esty Statement on Administration's Latest Gun Violence Prevention Reforms
Dec. 10, 2013 Murphy, Blumenthal, Esty Statement on New Federal Investment in Mental Health Services
Dec. 3, 2013 Esty Statement on House Passage of Extension of the Undetectable Firearms Act
Nov. 1, 2013 CTPost - Lawmakers Urge Expanded Background Checks
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Todd Jones, Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives - We Support Obama Administration Firearm Policies
July 19, 2013 Esty Statement on the One Year Anniversary of the Tragedy in Aurora, Colorado
July 16, 2013 Esty, CT Delegation Offers Amendment to Authorize Federal Funds for New Sandy Hook Elementary School
June 18, 2013 Esty Statement on the Progress of the President's Efforts to Reduce Gun Violence
June 13, 2013 Gun Reform
June 13, 2013 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript - Gun Law Reform
May 8, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi - NRA Gun Riders in Appropriations Bills
April 18, 2013 Senate Vote on Background Checks for Gun Buyers
April 17, 2013 Esty Statement on the Blocking of Criminal Background Checks in the Senate
April 11, 2013 Esty Statement on Senate Vote to Invoke Cloture on Gun Violence Prevention Legislation
April 8, 2013 Esty Statement on the President's Speech in Connecticut
April 4, 2013 Esty Statement on Signing of Connecticut Gun Violence Prevention Legislation
March 13, 2013 Firearms Trafficking Legislation
March 12, 2013 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript - Gun Control
Feb. 13, 2013 Gun Violence Prevention
Feb. 12, 2013 Esty Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address
Feb. 7, 2013 Congressional Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Announces Policy Principles
Jan. 24, 2013 Esty Joins Coalition of Elected Officials, Law Enforcement Officials, and Gun Violence Victims to Introduce the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013
Jan. 16, 2013 Esty Statement on President Obama's Gun Violence Prevention Proposals
Jan. 14, 2013 Congressional Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Vice-Chairs Meet with Vice President Joe Biden, Cabinet Secretaries to Discuss Proposals to Reduce Gun Violence
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Local Issues
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