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Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "An Unending Crisis: Essential Steps to Reducing Gun Violence and Mass Shootings"

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security hearing on "An Unending Crisis: Essential Steps to Reducing Gun Violence and Mass Shootings:" "I thank Chairwoman Jackson Lee for convening this hearing and I thank the witnesses for…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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