More on Gun Safety

Feb 28, 2017

At His Address to Congress, Trump Will Come Face-to-Face with American Diversity

In advance of President Donald Trump’s first address to Congress, Democratic Members of Congress came together to demonstrate the importance of inclusion and equality alongside community members who represent diversity in America.

Jun 22, 2016

Langevin Statement on House Democratic Sit-In To Demand Vote on Gun Reform

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined his Democratic colleagues to stage a sit-in, calling on Speaker Ryan to bring to the floorproposals that would expand background checks and prohibit individuals on the No-Fly List from purchasing weapons.

Jun 12, 2016

Langevin Statement in Response to the Mass Shooting in Orlando

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), released a statement in response the mass shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

Jan 12, 2016

Langevin Statement on President Obama's State of the Union

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement in response to President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address.

Jan 6, 2016

Langevin Statement on Executive Actions on Gun Safety

Congressman Jim Langevin, a member of the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, spoke on the House floor about the President's efforts to ensure more gun purchases are accompanied by background checks.

Aug 4, 2014

Langevin Statement on the Passing of James Brady

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued the following statement in response to the death of James Brady, founder of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.

Dec 3, 2013

Langevin, Cicilline Call for Stronger Background Checks

Rhode Island Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and David Cicilline (D-RI) described a Federal Bureau of Investigation report, released by Mayors Against Illegal Guns, as a call to action.

Apr 25, 2013

Langevin, Cicilline Cosponsor Gun Background Check Bill, Press for House Vote

Rhode Island Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline are calling on House Republican leaders to allow a debate and vote on background checks legislation.

Apr 17, 2013

Langevin Statement On Senate Guns Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) expressed his disappointment today after the Senate failed to overcome a filibuster on bipartisan legislation that would significantly expand the background checks system, including to all sales at gun shows and online vendors.

Apr 11, 2013

Langevin Speaks on Senate Gun Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) delivered a statement on the House Floor today in reaction to the Senate’s bipartisan 68-31 vote that prevented a filibuster on gun safety legislation.