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Congresswoman Joyce Beatty

Representing the 3rd District of Ohio

Gun Violence


Beatty's Pledge to Reduce Gun Violence

Gun violence takes the lives of far too many Americans each year. By taking a comprehensive look at our current laws and policies regarding firearms and ammunition, along with examining illegal access and activity in this area, we can increase safety standards in our schools and communities and prevent future tragedies, all while upholding and ensuring law-abiding citizens’ Second Amendment rights.

Read more below, or please contact my office for more information concerning my work and views on Gun Violence.


More on Gun Violence

Aug 28, 2016 News Articles
On August 28th, Congresswoman Beatty spoke with NBC4's Colleen Marshall on preventing gun violence in communities across the country.
Aug 10, 2016 Press Release
Event focused on reducing gun violence, saving lives and unifying the community
Aug 9, 2016 News Articles
On August 9, 2016, Congresswoman Beatty held a community conversation focused on reducing gun violence, saving lives and unifying our communities.
Aug 9, 2016 Announcements
Catch up on Congresswoman Beatty's work in the Third Congressional District and the nation's capital.
Jul 15, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman Beatty joined the Congressional Black Caucus, Members of the House Democratic Caucus and thousands of people on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building to demand that Congress take action to curb gun violence.
Jul 14, 2016 News Articles
Beatty will join members of the the Congressional Black Caucus and the House Democratic Caucus tonight at the Capitol for “Lighting the Way National Speak Out: The Path Forward on Gun Violence.”
Jul 11, 2016 Press Release
Beatty held a conference call with diverse leaders, activists, elected officials, religious and civic organizations, businesses and individuals in Central Ohio to discuss ways to curb gun violence and unite our community.
Jul 8, 2016 News Articles
Ohio’s elected leaders are mourning the deaths of five police officers in Dallas in a sniper attack during a protest over the slayings of black men by white officers in Minnesota and Louisiana.
Jul 8, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman Joyce Beatty issued the following statement on the killing of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota; and five police officers in Dallas, Texas.
Jul 7, 2016 Press Release
In response to the tragic shootings in Baton Rouge and Falcon Heights, Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) issued this statement.