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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
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary April 1, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 2 Children: John, Katherine
Birth Date: 06/13/1937
Birth Place: Washington, DC
Home City: Washington, DC
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
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
April 22, 2010 Voting Rights For The District Of Columbia
Aug. 19, 2009 Norton Calls on Homeland Security Officials to Restrict Gun Carrying Outside Public
June 25, 2009 Norton Submits Detailed Proposals to Pass the D.C. House Voting Rights Act
June 12, 2009 New York Times OpEd: Politics of the Gun
June 11, 2009 After D.C. Voting Rights Bill Hold-Up Holocaust Museum Shooting Shows City's Vulnerability
June 10, 2009 Norton Statement On Shooting At Holocaust Museum
June 9, 2009 Norton And Voting Rights Advocates Re-Grouping On Next Steps
April 10, 2009 Norton's Radio Message to America Alerts Country to Gun Antics on D.C. Voting Rights Bill
April 6, 2009 Norton on Why the Ensign Amendment is Unacceptable to Her and Members Who Know Its Content
April 3, 2009 Panel III ff a Hearing of the Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Disaster Capacity in the National Capital Region: Experiences, Capabilities and Weaknesse
April 3, 2009 Panel II of a Hearing of the Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Disaster Capacity in the National Capital Region: Experiences, Capabilities and Weaknesses
April 3, 2009 Panel I of a Hearing of the Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Disaster Capacity in the National Capital Region: Experiences, Capabilities and Weaknesses
March 27, 2009 Norton Optimistic on Early Passage of D.C. House Voting Rights Act
March 19, 2009 Norton's Response on Voting Rights
Feb. 26, 2009 Press Conference with Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-CT); Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT); EPress Conference with Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-CT); Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT); Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); District of Columbia Mayor Adrian Fenty (D)
Feb. 24, 2009 Press Conference with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Senator Joseph Lieberman (ID-CT), Mayor Adrian Fenty (D-DC), And Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)
Sept. 17, 2008 Norton Gets Promises of "Holds" and Other Tactics to Stop Anti-Home Rule Gun Bill Passed Today
Sept. 16, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6842, National Capital Security and Safety Act
Sept. 15, 2008 Norton to Testify in Rules Committee Today After Forcing Changes to Anti-Home Rule NRA Bill
Sept. 10, 2008 Norton Win in Committee on Anti-Home Rule Gun Bill Shortens Odds and Prepares Her for Big Floor Fight Ahead
Sept. 8, 2008 Norton Gets Early Hearing on Bill to Preempt Federal Take Over of Local Gun Jurisdiction
Sept. 4, 2008 Norton Bill Seeks to Preempt Anti-Home Rule Gun Bill
Aug. 2, 2008 Norton Now Fighting Not One But Two Bills That Would Preempt Council And Permanently Deprive D.C. Of Gun Safety Jurisdiction
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