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Rep. Lawler: Listen to Your Constituents

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June 15, 2023

The gun violence crisis is horrific and unique to our country. There have been more than 200 mass shootings across the US so far this year. 71% of Americans want more gun safety laws.

There are a multiple laws Congress can pass to chip away at this crisis. Yet Mike Lawler did  the exact opposite when he recently voted for a bill (HJ Res 44) that loosens a specific Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ gun regulation on pistol braces. The pistol brace accessory is often paired with AR-style weapon. These modified weapons were used in a Nashville school shooting that killed 6, including 3 children, earlier this year and the 2021 mass shooting in Boulder, Colo., that killed 10 people. There is no excuse for wanting to loosen this regulation.

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Mike Lawler is  not representing those of us who value gun safety legislation as a priority.


Wendy Holtzman, Peekskill

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