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Public Statements

Public Statements

Date Title Officials Location
July 30, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - VAWA Next Steps: Protecting Women From Gun Violence Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Dec. 9, 2013 Extending the Undetectable Firearms Act of 1988 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Oct. 17, 2013 Playboy - The Playboy Interview: Bernie Sanders Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
July 31, 2013 Executive Session Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
May 1, 2013 Letter to Chairwoman Mikulski and Vice Chairman Shelby - Fund Federal COPS Hiring Program Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 1, 2013 Letter to Chairwoman Mikulski and Vice Chairman Shelby - Fund Federal COPS Hiring Program Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
April 20, 2013 Rutland Herald - Welch Gets Candid About Gun Control, Budget and Boston Marathon Attacks Rep. Peter Welch White River Junction, VT
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 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
April 17, 2013 Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
April 17, 2013 Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013 -- Continued Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
April 17, 2013 Sanders Votes for Background Checks, Assault Weapons Ban Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 15, 2013 Leahy: Improving The Background Check System Is A Matter Of Common Sense Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
April 15, 2013 Gun Trafficking Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
April 11, 2013 Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
April 11, 2013 Leahy: Republicans Must Allow Debate On Bipartisan Legislation To Reduce Gun Violence Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
April 10, 2013 Leahy and Collins Announce Agreement with NRA On Legislation to Combat Gun Trafficking Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
April 9, 2013 Gun Violence Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 14, 2013 Leahy And Senate Judiciary Committee Complete Work On Four Gun Violence Bills Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 11, 2013 Straw Purchasing of Firearms Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 7, 2013 SJC Approves Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Gun Trafficking Authored By Chairman Leahy Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 4, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 28, 2013 SJC Begins Consideration Of Legislation To Curb Gun Violence Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2013 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" Transcript: Gun Control Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Feb. 12, 2013 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy At A Hearing On Proposals To Reduce Gun Violence: Protecting Our Communities Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Jan. 30, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - What Should America Do About Gun Violence Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Jan. 24, 2013 Mental Health Care and Gun Violence Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Jan. 23, 2013 Leahy Unveils Legislation to Combat Illegal Straw Purchasing and Firearms Trafficking Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Jan. 16, 2013 Sanders Statement on President Sen. Bernard Sanders Burlington, VA
Jan. 16, 2013 The Leahy Letter -- January 2013 Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Dec. 17, 2012 Newtown, Connecticut Tragedy Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Dec. 17, 2012 Statement on Tragedy in Connecticut Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Dec. 14, 2012 Sanders Statement on School Shootings Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Dec. 14, 2012 Comment of Senator Leahy on the school shootings in Newtown, Conn. Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
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 Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
June 21, 2012 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Nov. 7, 2011 Letter to Cynthia A. Schnedar, Acting Inspector General United States Department of Justice Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 27, 2010 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 27, 2010 Leahy Introduces Bill To Protect Gun Owners In Bankruptcy Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 28, 2010 On The Supreme Court's Decision In McDonald v. City of Chicago Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
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 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
May 6, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Department of Homeland Security Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 25, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 9, 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 2, 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Jan. 16, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - The Nomination of Eric Holder to be Attorney General in the Obama Administration Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 26, 2008 Reaction Of Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On Supreme Court Decision In District of Columbia v. Heller Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Dec. 19, 2007 Senate Passes Legislation To Improve National Firearms Background Check System Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Nov. 7, 2007 Get Hired Guns Out of War Zones Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
April 22, 2007 CBS Face The Nation-Transcript Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
June 29, 2006 Importance of Crime Gun Trace Data Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Nov. 6, 2003 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions - S. 1835 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Issue Position: Gun Rights and Sporting Issues Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
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