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Lois Capps' Public Statements on Issue: Guns

Full Name: Lois Capps
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 24, Democratic
First Elected: 03/10/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 24
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Widowed; 3 Children: Laura, Todd, Lisa (deceased)
Birth Date: 01/10/1938
Birth Place: Ladysmith, WI
Home City: Santa Barbara, CA
Religion: Lutheran
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 19, 2014 Newsletter: Responding to the Tragedy in Isla Vista
June 10, 2014 Capps Resolution Condemning Isla Vista Shooting Passes House
June 10, 2014 Condemning the Mass Shooting in Isla Vista California
June 5, 2014 Boxer, Feinstein, Capps Introduce Legislation to Help Empower Families to Prevent Gun Violence
June 5, 2014 Capps, Boxer, and Feinstein Introduce Legislation to Help Reduce Gun Violence
May 30, 2014 Capps Introduces House Resolution on Isla Vista Tragedy
May 30, 2014 Capps Votes in Favor of Stronger Community Protections and Gun Safety
May 30, 2014 Capps Announces Legislation to Address Mental Health and Its Relationship to Gun Violence
May 29, 2014 Not One More Tragedy Followed by Inaction
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Todd Jones, Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives - We Support Obama Administration Firearm Policies
April 9, 2013 Capps Applauds President Obama's Comments on the Importance of Universal Background Checks for Domestic Violence Perpetrators
Jan. 16, 2013 Capps Statement on Obama Administration Recommendations on Reducing Gun Violence
Dec. 19, 2012 Capps Calls on House Leadership to Bring Legislation to Ban High Capacity Ammunition Magazines to a Vote
Dec. 18, 2012 Condemning the Horrific Attacks in Newtown, Connecticut, and Expressing Support and Prayers for All Those Impacted by This Tragedy
Jan. 12, 2011 Expressing Sense of House Regarding Arizona Shooting
Dec. 5, 2008 Capps Statement on Bush Administration Decision Allowing Loaded, Concealed Weapons in National Parks
June 13, 2007 Capps Applauds Passage of Gun Safety Law
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