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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;…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Chairman Nadler Statement in Support of H.R. 1112, the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. –Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, spoke on the House floor in support of H.R. 1112, the Enhanced Background Checks Act:    I am pleased that today we are considering H.R. 1112, the “Enhanced Background Checks Act.”  Yesterday, the House passed H.R. 8, the “Bipartisan Background Checks Act,” an…

House Judiciary Chairman Nadler Lauds Historic House Passage of Charleston Loophole Bill & Bipartisan Background Checks Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House passed H.R. 1112, the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019. Yesterday, the House passed H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement: “After years of inaction and delay, the new House Democratic majority has acted quickly to introduce legislation,…

Chairman Nadler Statement in Support of H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. –Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, spoke on the House floor in support of H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019:    I am pleased that today we are considering H.R. 8, the “Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019.”  We have promised the American people that Congress would take steps to…

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