Congressman Sean Maloney

Representing the 18th District of New York

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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).

More on Gun Violence in Our Schools

Apr 26, 2018 Press Release

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.  

Mar 20, 2018 Press Release

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.

Oct 2, 2017 Press Release

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.

 

Oct 30, 2016 Press Release

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. 

 

Jun 1, 2016 Press Release

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.

Mar 10, 2016 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) released the following statement after two teenagers, including one student from Poughkeepsie High School, were shot in the City of Poughkeepsie on Wednesday, March 9th.
Feb 20, 2016 Press Release
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) released the following statement after an innocent 11-year-old girl was shot in Newburgh on Friday, February 19, 2016.
Jan 24, 2014 Press Release
One day before President Obama delivers his State of the Union address, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney will hold his first telephone town hall this year on Monday, January 27 at 7:00 PM to discuss the “State of the Hudson Valley.” Rep. Maloney will discuss President Obama’s upcoming State of the Union address and will answer constituent questions on issues important to folks in the Hudson Valley like the economy, healthcare, immigration, extending unemployment insurance, and increasing the minimum wage.