As a member of the House Gun Violence Prevention Taskforce, I support common-sense gun safety legislation to ensure the safety of our families. Congress can protect the 2nd Amendment rights of law abiding citizens while also keeping our families safe and keeping guns out of the hands of dangerous criminals.

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    Rep. Brownley statement on the deaths of Philando Castile, Alton Sterling, and police officers in Dallas

    Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Brownley released a statement on the shooting deaths of Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and five police officers in Dallas, Texas: “I mourn the loss of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling. I mourn the loss of the five police officers killed in Dallas yesterday, and pray for a swift […]

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  • Why I joined the House sit-in

    There seems to be a script. Each incidence of gun violence is followed by outrage, heartbreak, a moment of silence, a muddying of the waters by cable show pundits and then … nothing. Whether motivated by hate, a result of mental illness, driven by extremism, racism, or as a domestic dispute — the why varies but the response remains the same.

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