Extreme Risk Protection Order Act Passes Through House Judiciary Committee

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Today, the Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) Act of 2019, H.R. 1236, passed out of the House Judiciary Committee’s gun violence prevention markup, moving it one step closer to a vote on the House floor. The bipartisan legislation was introduced by Rep. Salud Carbajal (D-CA) and co-led by Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA), Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL) and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA). “This is a historic day in ... Read more »

Carbajal Urges Action on Extreme Risk Law Ahead of 20th Anniversary of Shooting at Columbine High School

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Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal released the following statement ahead of the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting, which will be marked tomorrow, on Saturday, April 20th: “Since 12 people were senselessly murdered at Columbine High School 20 years ago, more than 226,000 American students have experienced gun violence while in school. No student should feel unsafe in their classroom; ... Read more »

Carbajal, Fitzpatrick, Deutch and Beyer Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Reduce Gun Violence

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Tomorrow, one year after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, Reps. Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Ted Deutch (FL-22), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Don Beyer (VA-08) will introduce the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act. The bipartisan bill encourages states to allow family members or law enforcement officials to petition a judge to temporarily remove firearms from an individual in crisis. ... Read more »

Carbajal Condemns House Republicans’ Refusal to Allow Votes on Bipartisan Gun Safety Laws Four Years After IV Shooting

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On the 4th anniversary of the fatal shooting in Isla Vista, California, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) led lawmakers to demand that House Leadership bring up a vote on a bipartisan package of common-sense gun safety measures, including legislation introduced by Reps. Carbajal, Mike Thompson (CA-05), Don Bacon (NE-02), and Debbie Dingell (MI-12). Carbajal introduced the Gun Violence Restraining... Read more »

Carbajal and Feinstein to Trump: Take Action to Pass GVRO Bill

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Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) asked President Trump for his support to pass their bipartisan GVRO (Gun Violence Restraining Order) Act, H.R. 2598. Last week, the President and Vice President supported the implementation of GVROs nationwide, laws that are currently law in the Vice President’s home state of Indiana as well as in Califo... Read more »

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