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Eleanor Norton's Public Statements on Issue: Guns

Full Name: Eleanor Holmes Norton
Office: U.S. House (DC) - Delegate, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/1990
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - Delegate
Primary April 1, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 2 Children: John, Katherine
Birth Date: 06/13/1937
Birth Place: Washington, DC
Home City: Washington, DC
Religion: Episcopalian
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Date Title
Norton Releases First Details of Tester-McCain/Childers Gun Bill in Preparation for Meeting with Grassroots Coalition Wednesday
Supreme Court Gun Decision Undermines Rationale for District Gun Bill
Norton Releases Letter to Democratic Leadership at Meeting with Families of Victims and Gun Control Coalition
Aug. 5, 2014 Massie Offers Flawed Explanation for Refusal to Introduce Bill Allowing Guns in Capitol and Federal Buildings
July 28, 2014 Norton Says Saturday's Court Decision Leaves District with Authority to Regulate Carrying of Guns, Not an Invitation for Congress to Intervene
July 28, 2014 Norton Challenges Massie to Do Something Quick Now That Only Federal Law Prevents Guns in Capitol
July 25, 2014 Home Rule For the District of Columbia
July 23, 2014 After Second Arrest Since Friday for Bringing a Gun into Capitol, Norton Seeking Massie Bill to Carry Out His Pledge to "Restore Gun Rights Anywhere I Can'
July 22, 2014 Massie Wants to Expand Gun Rights in D.C., But Has Not Introduced a Bill to Expand Access to Guns in Federal Buildings for His Constituents
July 18, 2014 After Staffer Arrested for Bringing Gun to Capitol, Norton Asks Why Massie Didn't Overturn Federal Law Barring Guns on Capitol Grounds
July 17, 2014 Norton Says Bipartisan, Election-Year House Support for D.C.'s Gun Laws Will Help in Senate
July 17, 2014 Despite Flaws in D.C. Gun Amendment, Norton and Gray Speak Out Against Danger to the City
July 17, 2014 Rand Paul Plans His Third Attack on D.C.'s Gun Laws, Following House Passage Yesterday of Dangerous D.C. Gun Amendment
July 16, 2014 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015
July 16, 2014 Norton Warns Residents of New Dangerous Massie D.C. Gun Amendment
July 15, 2014 Rep. Massie Humiliated on the House Floor, Norton Claims Victory for D.C.'s Gun Safety Laws
July 9, 2014 Rand Paul Attacks D.C. Home Rule Again, Files Amendment to Eliminate D.C.'s Gun Laws
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 17, 2014 Norton Thanks Home-Rule Coalition for Efforts Before D.C. Appropriations Bill Markup, Wednesday
June 12, 2014 Home Rule for the Nation's Capital
May 22, 2014 Attack on D.C. Gun Safety Laws Passes House, Norton Geared Up to Defeat it Again in Final Bill
May 19, 2014 Norton Prepares to Turn Back Same Attack on D.C. Gun Laws She Did Last Year
May 15, 2014 After Court Ruling Upholding D.C. Gun Laws, Norton Calls on Republicans to Disavow their D.C. Gun Bills
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
Dec. 20, 2013 Norton Keeps Amendment to Weaken D.C. Gun Safety Out of Final Defense Authorization Bill
Dec. 12, 2013 Norton Decries Insult and Insensitivity of Introduction of Bill to Eliminate All D.C. Gun Laws on One-Year Anniversary of Newtown Shooting
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Todd Jones, Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives - We Support Obama Administration Firearm Policies
Sept. 17, 2013 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Navy Yard Shooting
July 15, 2013 Norton Focuses on a Federal Civil Rights Remedy and a Lasting Legacy for Trayvon Martin
June 11, 2013 Norton to Combat Attack on D.C. Gun Laws - Again
June 11, 2012 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
May 18, 2012 Understanding the Place of the District of Columbia in Our Structure
May 17, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
Oct. 14, 2011 Norton Says D.C. Residents Will Rally for Their Rights on Saturday As a Living Memorial to Dr. King's Unfulfilled Dream for Full Equality Here
Oct. 13, 2011 Norton Secures Great Victory for Gun Safety and Home Rule Today
Oct. 12, 2011 Dangerous D.C. Gun Amendment Expected at House Judiciary Committee Markup Tomorrow
Oct. 4, 2011 Federal Appeals Court Ruling Undermines Rationale for Pending NRA-Backed D.C. Gun Bill
July 15, 2011 Norton Speaks on Effects of Gun Trafficking on D.C. at Press Conference Today
July 7, 2011 Norton to Use Forum on Gun Trafficking to Mexico to Highlight Dangers of D.C. Gun Bill, Thursday
Feb. 11, 2011 Norton Starts Battle Against Dangerous, Anti-Home Rule Gun Bill As It is Reintroduced
Jan. 12, 2011 Norton Asks Members to Live By Giffords' Words and Courage
Jan. 12, 2011 Expressing Sense of House Regarding Arizona Shooting
Oct. 20, 2010 Gun Law Dispute Sinks Voting Rights Bill for DC
Oct. 20, 2010 The Washington Post-D.C. Vote: Obama Should Veto Any Bill That Weakens District Gun Control
June 30, 2010 Norton Appreciates Gray's Letter to Congressional Leadership Opposing D.C. Gun Bill
June 29, 2010 Letter to the Democratic Members of the House of Representatives and the Senate
May 26, 2010 Norton Goes After Another Gun Amendment
May 12, 2010 Letter To Democratic Leadership At Meeting With Families Of Victims And Gun Control Coalition
May 5, 2010 Norton Releases First Details Of Tester-Mccain/Childers Gun Bill In Preparation For Meeting With Grassroots Coalition Wednesday
April 27, 2010 Norton Poised To Fight Gun Bill Expected In Senate
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