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Nadler, Bass Statement on Saugus High School Shooting

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security Chair Karen Bass (D-CA) released the following statement on the shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California: “With the tragic shooting today at Saugus High School, the nation mourns yet another senseless act of violence, heartbreaking loss o... Read more »

Enough Is Enough: We Must End the Gun Violence Epidemic

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Enough Is Enough: We Must End the Gun Violence Epidemic Rep. Nadler speaks with students following the House passage of H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act, in February. This summer, the communities of El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio were devastated by senseless mass shootings. They marked the 249th and 250th mass shooting in 2019 alone, putting our nation on a pace of more than one mass... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Hearing on Community Responses to Gun Violence in our Cities

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a hearing on preventing gun violence in our cities: “I thank the Chair of the Subcommittee, Karen Bass, for holding this critical hearing about community-driven strategies to reduce gun violence in our cities across the nation. This discussion is a critical component of... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Hearing on “Protecting America from Assault Weapons”

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Washington, D.C. — Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement during a hearing on protecting America from assault weapons: “Assault weapons have been repeatedly used as weapons of deadly violence on our citizens. In just the last two years, Las Vegas; Parkland; Pittsburgh; Poway; Gilroy; Midland; and Odessa have all seen horrific shoot... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 1236 The Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a markup of H.R. 1236, the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019: “Last month, the country was rocked by news of mass shootings on two successive days, in El Paso, Texas—where 22 people were killed and 26 were wounded—and in Dayton, Ohio—where 9 people were killed a... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Passes Critical Gun Violence Prevention Legislation

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Judiciary Committee passed a series of bills to help respond to gun violence -- H.R. 1186, the Keep Americans Safe Act passed by a vote of 23-16; H.R. 1236, the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019, amended to also include provisions from H.R. 3076, the Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act, passed by a vote of 22-16; and H.R. 2708, the Disarm Hate Act ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2708, the Disarm Hate Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a markup of H.R. 2708, the Disarm Hate Act: “With the sharp increase in hate crimes in this country, it is sadly important that the Committee today adopt H.R. 2708, the ‘Disarm Hate Act.’ This bill, introduced by our colleague, the Gentleman from Rhode Island, Mr. Cicil... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 1186, the Keep Americans Safe Act, Legislation to Ban High Capacity Magazines

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a markup of H.R. 1186, the Keep Americans Safe Act: “H.R. 1186, the ‘Keep Americans Safe Act,’ introduced by our colleague, the Gentleman from Florida, Mr. Ted Deutch, would prohibit importing, selling, manufacturing, transferring, or possessing large capacity magazines... Read more »

September 4th: House Judiciary to Markup Gun Violence Prevention Bills

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New York, N.Y. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) announced that he is calling the House Judiciary Committee back into session during the Congressional District work period to address the issue of gun violence prevention. On September 4, 2019 at 10:00 am, the House Judiciary Committee will mark up a series of bills to help respond to the growing problem of gun violen... Read more »

Nadler Statement on Mass Shootings in El Paso and Dayton

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New York, N.Y. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on the devastating mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio: "I am deeply saddened by the most recent mass shootings – coming less than 24 hours apart – and I wish to express my heartfelt condolences to the victims and their families in El Paso and Dayton. I would also like to thank the... Read more »

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