Gun Violence in Our Schools
Read more about my work to combat the gun violence epidemic.
Rep. Maloney supports strong federal efforts to combat the gun violence epidemic, including: banning assault weapons, raising the purchasing age, improving the National Instant Background Check System (NICS), implementing universal background checks and closing the gun show loophole, as well as repealing the Dickey Amendment, which has prevented research on gun violence at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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Maloney Calls on Mitch McConnell to Take Up Bipartisan Background Check Bills and Make American Communities Safer
Maloney will host a Gun Violence Prevention Town Hall for students, teachers, and parents tomorrow in Middletown
WASHINGTON —Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) delivered more than 200 letters on gun violence in schools from Hudson Valley students to House Speaker Paul Ryan. Rep. Maloney launched the campaign following the shooting in Parkland, Florida and the formation of a new student movement against gun violence. The campaign invited Hudson Valley students to voice their concerns, offer suggestions, and ask questions about the status of gun safety efforts in Congress.
Washington, D.C. — After holding four in-person community forums on gun violence in our schools attended by hundreds of Hudson Valley residents, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced a letter-writing campaign designed to give students the opportunity to make their voices heard by top Congressional leaders. The campaign invites students to voice their concerns, offer suggestions, and ask questions about the status of gun safety efforts in Congress.
Washington – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) released the following statement after a gunman in Las Vegas killed more than 50 people and injured hundreds of others.
“I’m thinking about all those lost and their loved ones and praying that they find some comfort. I’m also thankful for the bravery and heroism of the first responders and medical workers.
Newburgh, NY – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) released the following statement after reports that two women were shot and killed at a Halloween party in Newburgh on Sunday, October 30th.
Washington – Following months of intensifying gun violence in Newburgh, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) called on the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), a division of the Department of Justice (DOJ), to make an immediate strategic investment in Shot Spotter Technology (SST) to help the city fight gun violence. The city applied for the technology as part of the BJA’s Technology Innovation for Public Safety (TIPS) program. On May 16th, Rep.