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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 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.
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 17, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman Beatty issues a statement on the Charleston Nine.
Jun 14, 2016 News Articles
In the wake of the shooting deaths of 49 people by a sympathizer to the Islamic State, Democrats in Congress on Monday called for tougher restrictions on gun sales while Republicans focused their attention on the fight against the Islamic militants who control large sections of Syria and Iraq.
Jun 12, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman Beatty on the terrorist attack at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

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