More on Gun Safety
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today marked the six-month anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting with the following statement:
(New York, NY) – After learning of the arrest of a man in Elmira, NY in connection with a series of threatening phone calls to her office, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) offered thanks and praise for the work of New York law enforcement agencies. Maloney said:
Washington, D.C. (April 17, 2013)—Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) issued the following statements after the Senate failed to pass compromise amendments that would have expanded background checks and strengthened penalties for illegal gun trafficking:
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), prime sponsor of H.R. 452, the Gun Trafficking Prevention Act of 2013, issued the following statement today after Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Susan Collins (R-ME) announced an NRA-approved compromise on gun trafficking legislation in the Senate:
New York, NY – Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) praised President Obama’s remarks in Hartford, CT tonight, in which he called on Congress to pass meaningful gun safety bills, including measures to stiffen penalties for those engaging in gun trafficking and straw purchases. Maloney explained:
Rep. Carolyn Maloney Statement on Death Threats Over Legislation Requiring Gun Owners To Have Insurance
New York, NY – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) issued the following statement: “Yesterday, several death threats were phoned into my New York office in response to news reports about a bill I authored requiring gun owners to have insurance. The calls were fielded by young interns, who were understandably shaken by this experience.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and eight cosponsors have introduced the “Firearm Risk Protection Act” (H.R. 1369), the first bill to require liability insurance of gun buyers nationwide.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), lead sponsor of a bipartisan House bill to make gun trafficking a federal crime (H.R. 452) and another bill to lift ban on government funded public health research into gun violence (H.R. 321) issued the following statement upon passage out of the Senate Judiciary Committee today of an assault weapons ban and a ban on high-capacity ammunition clips:
Washington, DC (Feb. 5, 2013)—Today, Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-New York), Patrick Meehan (R-Pennsylvania), Scott Rigell (R-Virginia), and Elijah Cummings (D-Maryland) were joined by law enforcement officials from across the country in unveiling the first bipartisan bill in the House of Representatives during this Congress to make firearms trafficking a federal crime and impose stronger penalties for “straw purchasers” who buy guns for convicted felons and others who are prohibited from buying guns on their own.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Edward Markey (D-Mass.), and 31 cosponsors introduced legislation that would lift the current prohibitions on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) from conducting research into firearms safety and gun violence. The bill expands and codifies an executive order announced today by President Barack Obama as part of his comprehensive package of gun control actions.