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Jan. 3, 2018 Raskin Seeks House Rules Change to Require Moment of Silence for Each and Every Victim of Gun Violence in America Rep. Jamin Raskin Washington, DC
Dec. 20, 2017 Letter to Speaker Paul Ryan, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, and Majority Whip Steve Scalise - Opposing Removal of Concealed Carry Reciprocity Rep. Andrew Harris Washington, DC
Dec. 14, 2017 Hoyer Statement on the Five Year Anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Dec. 13, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Not to Restrict Gun Violence Research in Appropriations Package Rep. Jamin Raskin Washington, DC
Dec. 13, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Not to Restrict Gun Violence Research in Appropriations Package Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
Dec. 13, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Not to Restrict Gun Violence Research in Appropriations Package Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Dec. 13, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Not to Restrict Gun Violence Research in Appropriations Package Rep. John Delaney Washington, DC
Dec. 13, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Not to Restrict Gun Violence Research in Appropriations Package Rep. C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger Washington, DC
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." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
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" Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 6, 2017 U.S. House of Representatives Passes Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act Rep. Andrew Harris Washington, DC
Nov. 29, 2017 Hoyer: It Is Appalling that House Republicans Would Advance A Bill That Would Make Communities Less Safe From Gun Violence Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Nov. 15, 2017 Hirono Introduces Bill to Close Loophole in Military Justice System that Enables Convicted Abusers to Buy Guns Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Nov. 8, 2017 Van Hollen, Cardin Join Democratic Senators to Introduce Assault Weapons Ban Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Nov. 8, 2017 Van Hollen, Cardin Join Democratic Senators to Introduce Assault Weapons Ban Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Nov. 7, 2017 Tweet - When speaking with reporters, I said thoughts & prayers are appropriate after the #TexasChurchMassacre, but certainly not enough. Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Nov. 6, 2017 Sarbanes Statement on Shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
Nov. 5, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Shooting in Sutherland Springs Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Nov. 5, 2017 Tweet - Heartbroken by horrific violence in #SutherlandSprings. Thoughts & prayers are not enough -- Congress must act. Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Nov. 1, 2017 Letter to Chairman Bob Goodlatte, House Committee on the Judiciary - Hold Hearings on Gun Violence Rep. Jamin Raskin Washington, DC
Oct. 26, 2017 Cardin, Van Hollen Join in Introducing Background Check Expansion Act Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Oct. 26, 2017 Cardin, Van Hollen Join in Introducing Background Check Expansion Act Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Oct. 11, 2017 Letter to Dr. Francis S. Collins, National Institutes of Health - Warren, Murphy, Cortez Masto Lead Colleagues in Urging NIH to Renew Funding for Firearm Violence Research Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Oct. 10, 2017 Keeping Americans Safe After the Tragedy in Las Vegas Rep. John Sarbanes Unknown
Oct. 5, 2017 Congressman Brown Sponsors Legislation to Ban Bump Stocks Rep. Anthony Brown Washington, DC
Oct. 5, 2017 Menendez, 18 Senators Introduce "Keep Americans Safe Act' in Wake of Las Vegas Shooting Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Oct. 5, 2017 Menendez, 18 Senators Introduce "Keep Americans Safe Act' in Wake of Las Vegas Shooting Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Oct. 5, 2017 Van Hollen Joins in Introducing Three Pieces of Legislation to Reduce Gun Violence Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Oct. 4, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Republicans Voting Against Establishing a Select Committee on Gun Violence Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Oct. 2, 2017 Cardin Statement on Worst Mass Shooting in Modern U.S. History Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Oct. 2, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Shooting in Las Vegas Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Sept. 13, 2017 Brown on SHARE Act: Don't Use Our Hunters and Sportsmen to Prop Up NRA's Agenda Rep. Anthony Brown Washington, DC
July 28, 2017 Congressman Brown Takes Aim at Gun Violence; Introduces Bill to Identify Bullet Casings Rep. Anthony Brown Washington, DC
June 14, 2017 Cummings Statement on Congressional Baseball Practice Shooting Rep. Elijah Cummings Baltimore, MD
June 14, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Shooting At Congressional Baseball Game Practice Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
June 14, 2017 Sarbanes Statement on Shooting at GOP Baseball Practice in Alexandria Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
May 30, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Jeff Sessions, Attorney General - Witholding Documents Responsive to a Congressional Subpoena Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
May 23, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Keep Poison Pill Gun Riders Out of Funding Bills Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
May 23, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Keep Poison Pill Gun Riders Out of Funding Bills Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
May 23, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Keep Poison Pill Gun Riders Out of Funding Bills Rep. Jamin Raskin Washington, DC
May 23, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Keep Poison Pill Gun Riders Out of Funding Bills Rep. Anthony Brown Washington, DC
May 23, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Keep Poison Pill Gun Riders Out of Funding Bills Rep. John Delaney Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Van Hollen, Markey Introduce Legislation During National Public Health Week to Reduce Gun Violence Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
April 4, 2017 Letter to the Hon. John Culberson, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, and the Hon. Jose E. Serrano, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies - Funding for Criminal Background Checks Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
April 4, 2017 Letter to the Hon. John Culberson, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, and the Hon. Jose E. Serrano, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies - Funding for Criminal Background Checks Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
April 4, 2017 Letter to the Hon. John Culberson, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, and the Hon. Jose E. Serrano, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies - Funding for Criminal Background Checks Rep. Anthony Brown Washington, DC
April 4, 2017 Letter to the Hon. John Culberson, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, and the Hon. Jose E. Serrano, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies - Funding for Criminal Background Checks Rep. Jamin Raskin Washington, DC
April 4, 2017 Letter to the Hon. John Culberson, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, and the Hon. Jose E. Serrano, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies - Funding for Criminal Background Checks Rep. John Delaney Washington, DC
March 16, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Jason Chaffetz, Chairman of Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Committee Hearing on Gun Trafficking Legislation Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
March 10, 2017 Cummings, Maloney Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Make Gun Trafficking a Federal Offense, Impose Stronger Penalties on Straw Purchasers Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
March 9, 2017 Maloney Reintroduces Bipartisan Bill to Make Gun Trafficking a Federal Offense, Impose Stronger Penalties on Straw Purchasers Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Feb. 2, 2017 Hoyer Statement on the Passage of H.J.Res. 40 Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Jan. 6, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Shooting in Fort Lauderdale Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Oct. 3, 2016 Letter to Thomas Brandon, Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives - Updated Firearm Trafficking Statistics Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Oct. 3, 2016 Letter to Thomas Brandon, Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives - Updated Firearm Trafficking Statistics Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Sept. 28, 2016 Letter to Paul Ryan and Kevin McCarthy, Speaker of the House and House Majority Leader - Demanding a Vote on Gun Legislation Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Sept. 28, 2016 Letter to Paul Ryan and Kevin McCarthy, Speaker of the House and House Majority Leader - Demanding a Vote on Gun Legislation Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
Sept. 28, 2016 Letter to Paul Ryan and Kevin McCarthy, Speaker of the House and House Majority Leader - Demanding a Vote on Gun Legislation Rep. C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger Washington, DC
Sept. 28, 2016 Letter to Paul Ryan and Kevin McCarthy, Speaker of the House and House Majority Leader - Demanding a Vote on Gun Legislation Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Sept. 28, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House and the Hon. Kevin McCarthy, Republican Majority Leader - No Break Without Action on Gun Violence Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Sept. 15, 2016 Legislative Program Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
July 14, 2016 Doing the Work of the American People Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
July 8, 2016 Cardin: Terror in Dallas was an Attack on Our Civilized Society Sen. Benjamin Cardin Baltimore, MD
July 8, 2016 Legislative Program Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
July 6, 2016 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Cummings, Hearing on "Firearms and Munitions at Risk: Examining Inadequate Safeguards" Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
July 6, 2016 Hoyer: The American People Want A Vote Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
July 5, 2016 Give Us A Vote Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
July 5, 2016 Gun Violence Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
June 29, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the United States Senate, and the Honorable Harry Reid, Minority Leader of the United States Senate - Urge for Senate Leadership to Support Funding Gun Violence Prevention Research, Remove Anti-Gun Safety Riders from Appropriations Legislation Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
June 29, 2016 Ruppersberger, Cummings, Van Hollen, Sarbanes Call for Action on Gun Violence Prevention Rep. C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger Baltimore, MD
June 29, 2016 Letter to Mitch McConnell and Harry Reid, Respectively Majority Leader and Minority Leader of the US Senate - Urging Senate Leadership to Support Funding for Gun Violence Prevention Research, Remove Anti-Gun Safety Riders from Appropriations Legislation Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
June 29, 2016 Ruppersberger, Cummings, Van Hollen, Sarbanes Call for Action on Gun Violence Prevention Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Baltimore, MD
June 29, 2016 Cardin, Markey Lead Senators in Urging Senate Leadership to Support Funding for Gun Violence Prevention Research, Remove Anti-Gun Safety Riders from Appropriations Legislation Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
June 29, 2016 Ruppersberger, Cummings, Van Hollen, Sarbanes Call for Action on Gun Violence Prevention Rep. Elijah Cummings Baltimore, MD
June 29, 2016 On National Day of Action Delaney Calls for Vote on Commonsense Gun Violence Prevention Bills Rep. John Delaney Washington, DC
June 29, 2016 Hoyer Remarks at National Day of Action for Commonsense Gun Violence Prevention Rally in Chicago Rep. Steny Hoyer Chicago, IL
June 29, 2016 Ruppersberger, Cummings, Van Hollen, Sarbanes Call for Action on Gun Violence Prevention Rep. John Sarbanes Baltimore, MD
June 28, 2016 The Frederick News-Post - Lawmakers, Candidates Debate Gun Control Rep. Jamin Raskin Frederick, MD
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 Rep. Steny Hoyer Greenbelt, MD
June 24, 2016 Democrats Stage a Sit-In on the House Floor to Call for Action to Address Gun Violence Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
June 24, 2016 Hoyer Discusses Brexit Vote, House Democrats' Sit-In to Demand Action on Gun Violence on MSNBC Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
June 24, 2016 The Hill - "Democrats Took a Stand Through the Powerful Act of Sitting Down" Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
June 24, 2016 The Hill - Democrats Took a Stand Thorugh the Powerful Act of Sitting Down Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
June 23, 2016 Hoyer Statement As House Democrats End Sit-In to Demand Action on Gun Legislation Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
June 23, 2016 The Pittsburg Post-Gazette - House Democrats Continue Sit-In for Second Day, Push for Vote on 'No Fly, No Buy' Gun Bill Rep. Jamin Raskin Pittsburg, MD
June 23, 2016 Van Hollen: Business as Usual is Over -- Americans Demand Action on Gun Safety Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
June 23, 2016 In Midst of Congressional Sit-In, Congressman Poliquin Votes to Let Wall Street Swindle Seniors Rep. Jamin Raskin Unknown
June 23, 2016 Hoyer Remarks After Republicans Adjourn the House Without Allowing a Vote on Legislation to Address Gun Violence Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
June 23, 2016 Ruppersberger Joins "No Bill No Break" Sit-In to Demand Vote on Gun Violence Reforms Rep. C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger Washington, DC
June 23, 2016 Cardin Statement on Bipartisan Gun Safety Vote Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
June 22, 2016 Hoyer Statement on House Democrats' Sit-In to Demand a Vote on Legislation to Address Gun Violence Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
June 22, 2016 Hoyer Discusses House Democrats' Sit-In on MSNBC Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
June 22, 2016 Cummings Joins House Democrats' Sit-In Against Congressional Inaction on Gun Violence Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
June 22, 2016 Sarbanes Statement on Gun Safety Sit-In Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
June 22, 2016 The Baltimore Sun - Maryland Democrats Among Those at House Gun Control 'Sit In' Rep. C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger Unknown
June 22, 2016 The Baltimore Sun - Maryland Democrats Among Those at House Gun Control 'Sit In' Rep. John Sarbanes Unknown
June 22, 2016 The Baltimore Sun - Maryland Democrats Among Those at House Gun Control 'Sit In' Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
June 21, 2016 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
June 21, 2016 Cardin Statement on Senate Gun Safety Votes Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
June 20, 2016 Hoyer Statement on the Republican-led Senate's Failure to Advance Commonsense Legislation to Address Gun Violence Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
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