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Nadler & Jackson Lee Applaud President Biden's Executive Actions on Gun Violence

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Chairwoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) issued the following statement after President Biden announced several executive actions to address gun violence: "We applaud the President for today’s announcement of administrative actions to curb gun violence. While w... Read more »

Working in Washington for My Constituents

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Dear Friends, Congressman Nadler speaking in support of the Violence Against Women Act I’ve written to you recently about the American Rescue Plan, and I’ve also sought to share more information about how to file your taxes and how small businesses can seek relief in this trying period. I hope these resources have been helpful. While I’ve been hard at work ensuring that the American Rescue Plan i... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement, as prepared, on the House floor in support of H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021: "Gun violence impacts all of our communities. And no place is immune from its reach, including our homes, our streets, our schools, and even our places of worship. "That is why we mu... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 1446, the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement, as prepared, on the House floor in support of H.R. 1446, the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2021: "H.R. 1446, the 'Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2021' is a critical bill to provide law enforcement the necessary time to keep firearms out of the hands of those who are not lega... Read more »

Chairman Nadler & Chairman Thompson, Joined by Democrats and Republicans, Reintroduce Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. – Today House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05), along with original cosponsors Representatives Fred Upton (R-MI), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Christopher Smith (R-NJ), Robin Kelly (D-IL), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Lucy McBath (D-GA), announced the introduction of the H.R. 8, Bipartisan... Read more »

Majority Whip Clyburn, Chairman Nadler Reintroduce the Enhanced Background Checks Act to Close the Charleston Loophole

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (SC-6) and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), reintroduced the “Enhanced Background Checks Act” in the 117th Congress. This legislation would close the so-called “Charleston Loophole” that currently allows the sale of a firearm to proceed if a background check is not completed within three days. The Hou... Read more »

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 »

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