Gun Reform

Congresswoman Lori Trahan Applauds House Passage of Universal Background Checks Legislation

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Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) voted in favor of H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019. Under current law, only licensed gun dealers must conduct background checks of individuals seeking to purchase a firearm. Most unlicensed sellers are not required to perform routine background checks which poses a safety risk to the American public. H.R. 8 would manda... Read more »

Congresswoman Lori Trahan Statement on Anniversary of Parkland Tragedy

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Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) made the following statement to mark the one year anniversary since Alyssa Alhadeff, Scott Beigel, Martin Duque Anguiano, Nicholas Dworet, Aaron Feis, Jamie Guttenberg, Chris Hixon, Luke Hoyer, Cara Loughran, Gina Montalto, Joaquin Oliver, Alaina Petty, Meadow Pollack, Helena Ramsay, Alex Schachter, Carmen Schentrup, and Peter Wang were tragical... Read more »