Working to Pass Bipartisan, Common Sense Gun Control Legislation
As the debate over guns and our constitutionally-guaranteed Second Amendment rights continues, what is often overlooked are common sense actions that many advocates on both sides of this issue agree on. There are practical steps that both the public and gun owners recognize as necessary to keep firearms out of the hands of those who should not own or use them. Tulsi is working to increase school security, shore up and reform our mental healthcare system, close the gun show and online loopholes, ban military-style assault weapons, and require background checks on anyone seeking to purchase a gun. She has cosponsored legislation like the Gun Show Loophole Closing Act (H.R.2380), the Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Act (H.R.1217), Keeping Guns from High Risk Individuals Act (H.R.226) and the Support Assault Firearms Elimination and Reduction for our Streets Act (H.R.1745).
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WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard on Tuesday supported bipartisan legislation as an original cosponsor to ban the manufacture, sale, and use of “
Washington, DC—Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today supported bipartisan legislation as an original cosponsor to ban the manufacture, sale, and use of “bump stocks” and similar devices. The legislation would also make violation of the law a felony and allow for increased penalties for offenders through a review of federal sentencing guidelines.
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Today in Wahiawā, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) attended the 25th Infantry Division Change of Command Ceremony at Schofield Barracks to honor outgoing Major General Charles A. Flynn and to welcome incoming Major General Christopher G. Cavoli. The Congresswoman presented a Congressional certificate to Major General Flynn, recognizing his honorable service over the past 2 years as Commanding General of the 25th Infantry Division.
Washington, DC—Today, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and a bipartisan group of Members introduced legislation that will deny the sale of firearms to those on the No-Fly list. H.R. 5576, the House-companion to the bipartisan Terrorist Firearms Prevention Act led by Sen. Collins (R-ME), was introduced by Reps.