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Steny Hoyer's Public Statements on Issue: Guns

Office: U.S. House (MD) - District 5, Democratic Minority Whip
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
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March 21, 2018 A Call for Action Against Gun Violence
March 21, 2018 Tweet - "I spoke to press this afternoon & reiterated my thanks to @FirstSheriff, @SMCPS_Supt, and @WaldenBH mental health professionals who worked so quickly to respond to the tragic shooting at Great Mills High School in #MD05. #WeAreGreatMills #HornetStrong"
March 20, 2018 Hoyer Statement on the Shooting at Great Mills High School
March 14, 2018 Hoyer Statement on the STOP School Violence Act
March 12, 2018 Hoyer Statement on President Trump's Proposal to Arm Teachers and Put Firearms in the Classroom
March 12, 2018 Tweet - "The "school safety" proposals unveiled by the @WhiteHouse reflect the mistaken view that #GunViolence is only a problem affecting schools & arming teachers is an acceptable solution. http://bit.ly/2FNoSrE 1/3"
March 8, 2018 Hoyer Discusses the Need for Commonsense Reforms to Address Gun Violence on CNN
Feb. 28, 2018 Tweet - "With an overwhelming majority of Americans supporting universal background checks, I do not understand how GOP leaders can continue to ignore this crisis. I continue to urge @SpeakerRyan to allow a vote on this issue. #EndGunViolence"
Feb. 28, 2018 Hoyer Discusses the Urgent Need for Congressional Action to Address Gun Violence on CNN
Feb. 26, 2018 Hoyer Cosponsors Assault Weapons Ban Legislation
Feb. 14, 2018 Tweet - "I am heartbroken by the #StonemanShooting & I continue to monitor reports. My thoughts & prayers are with the people of Broward County as well as law enforcement & first responders on the scene. Our nation must take action to address gun violence."
Feb. 14, 2018 Tweet - "I was again shocked & saddened to see an American school subjected to the horrors of gun violence today. How long before our nation comes together to address this crisis responsibly? #StonemanShooting http://bit.ly/2Bu6HVr 1/4"
Dec. 14, 2017 Hoyer Statement on the Five Year Anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting
Dec. 6, 2017 Tweet - "I spoke on the Floor in opposition to a cynical bill that makes communities less safe by making it easier to hide dangerous firearms in public. I ask the @HouseGOP, what will it take to address gun violence instead of ignoring it? #StopCCR"
Dec. 6, 2017 Tweet - "Instead of funding the government, @HouseGOP is considering a cynical bill that will make everyone less safe -- and just months after the worst mass shooting in our nation's history."
Nov. 29, 2017 Hoyer: It Is Appalling that House Republicans Would Advance A Bill That Would Make Communities Less Safe From Gun Violence
Nov. 7, 2017 Tweet - When speaking with reporters, I said thoughts & prayers are appropriate after the #TexasChurchMassacre, but certainly not enough.
Nov. 5, 2017 Tweet - Heartbroken by horrific violence in #SutherlandSprings. Thoughts & prayers are not enough -- Congress must act.
Nov. 5, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Shooting in Sutherland Springs
Oct. 4, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Republicans Voting Against Establishing a Select Committee on Gun Violence
Oct. 2, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Shooting in Las Vegas
June 14, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Shooting At Congressional Baseball Game Practice
Feb. 2, 2017 Hoyer Statement on the Passage of H.J.Res. 40
Jan. 6, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Shooting in Fort Lauderdale
Sept. 15, 2016 Legislative Program
July 14, 2016 Doing the Work of the American People
July 8, 2016 Legislative Program
July 6, 2016 Hoyer: The American People Want A Vote
July 5, 2016 Gun Violence
June 29, 2016 Hoyer Remarks at National Day of Action for Commonsense Gun Violence Prevention Rally in Chicago
June 27, 2016 Following House Democrats' Sit-In to Demand A Vote on Measures to Address Gun Violence, Hoyer Meets with Family of Gun Violence Victim
June 24, 2016 Hoyer Discusses Brexit Vote, House Democrats' Sit-In to Demand Action on Gun Violence on MSNBC
June 24, 2016 Democrats Stage a Sit-In on the House Floor to Call for Action to Address Gun Violence
June 24, 2016 The Hill - Democrats Took a Stand Thorugh the Powerful Act of Sitting Down
June 24, 2016 The Hill - "Democrats Took a Stand Through the Powerful Act of Sitting Down"
June 23, 2016 Hoyer Remarks After Republicans Adjourn the House Without Allowing a Vote on Legislation to Address Gun Violence
June 23, 2016 Hoyer Statement As House Democrats End Sit-In to Demand Action on Gun Legislation
June 22, 2016 The Baltimore Sun - Maryland Democrats Among Those at House Gun Control 'Sit In'
June 22, 2016 Hoyer Discusses House Democrats' Sit-In on MSNBC
June 22, 2016 Hoyer Statement on House Democrats' Sit-In to Demand a Vote on Legislation to Address Gun Violence
June 20, 2016 Hoyer Statement on the Republican-led Senate's Failure to Advance Commonsense Legislation to Address Gun Violence
June 17, 2016 Democrats Stand with the LGBT & Latino Communities in the Wake of Orlando Shooting
June 15, 2016 Hoyer: Congress Must Stand with LGBT Community, Take Action to Prevent Gun Violence
Jan. 8, 2016 New Year, New Opportunities for Congress to Work on Behalf of the American People
Jan. 8, 2016 Hoyer Statement on the 5th Anniversary of the Tucson Mass Shooting
Jan. 8, 2016 Memo to Media: As the 114th Congress's Second Session Begins, Speaker Ryan Must Choose: Play the Politics of Delay for a Year or Work with Democrats to Effect Bipartisan Results Now
Jan. 5, 2016 Hoyer Statement on President Obama's Executive Actions on Gun Safety
Dec. 2, 2015 Hoyer Statement on Shooting in San Bernardino
Nov. 28, 2015 Hoyer Statement on Colorado Shooting
Feb. 5, 2015 Sen. Menendez, Rep. Esty Lead Call for Sensible Gun Safety Measure and #SayNo2MoreAmmo
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