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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

Jun 29, 2016 Press Release
On National Day of Action, Beatty lends her voice in support of House Democrats’ push to enact common sense legislation to curb America’s gun violence epidemic
Jun 28, 2016 Announcements
Read the latest edition of the Beatty Bulletin.
Jun 24, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman Beatty issued the following statement on statistics she used during the Democratic gun violence sit-in on the U.S. House Floor.
Jun 23, 2016 News Articles
NBC4's Colleen Marshall talks with Congresswoman Beatty on the Democratic sit-in.
Jun 23, 2016 News Articles
U.S. Rep. Joyce Beatty joined 40 other congressional Democrats in a sit-in on the House floor.
Jun 22, 2016 News Articles
Ohio Rep. Joyce Beatty, who exited the chamber briefly, told CNN that Democrats planned to stay "as long as we need to -- all day, all night."
Jun 22, 2016 News Articles
After a series of proposed gun control measures failed to pass in the US Senate on Monday, Democrats from the the House of Representative are now taking matters into their own hands.
Jun 22, 2016 News Articles
Dozens of House Democrats staged a sit-in on the floor of the House today to protest House Republican leadership for not allowing a vote on gun control legislation.
Jun 22, 2016 News Articles
On Wednesday, around 11 a.m., about 20 lawmakers, including Beatty, stood on the House floor.
Jun 22, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, led by Congressman John Lewis (GA-05) and Congressman John Larson (CT-01), helped coordinate a takeover of the House Floor demanding that House Republicans join with House Democrats to take meaningful action on gun violence.