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  • Extreme Risk Protection Order Act Passes Through House Judiciary Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on September 10, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Preventing Gun Violence

    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 the fight to end senseless gun violence. I am deeply proud that our Extreme Risk Protection Order Ac... Read more

  • Carbajal Urges Action on Extreme Risk Law Ahead of 20th Anniversary of Shooting at Columbine High School
    Posted in Press Releases on April 19, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Preventing Gun Violence

    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; and no parent should send their child to school in the morning wondering if they will return home sa... Read more

  • Carbajal, Fitzpatrick, Deutch and Beyer Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Reduce Gun Violence
    Posted in Press Releases on February 13, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Preventing Gun Violence

    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. Through establishing a new grant program, the bill would help ensure that law enforcement or family ... Read more

  • Carbajal Condemns House Republicans’ Refusal to Allow Votes on Bipartisan Gun Safety Laws Four Years After IV Shooting
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Preventing Gun Violence

    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 Order Act one year ago today, based on a California law SB 719 enacted in 2014 after the Isla Vista... Read more

  • Carbajal and Feinstein to Trump: Take Action to Pass GVRO Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on March 6, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Preventing Gun Violence

    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 California. “The President called on Congress last week to find common ground and work toward solutions th... Read more

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