More on Gun Safety

Jun 12, 2019

Representative Langevin and Senator Markey Reintroduce Legislation to Hold Bad-Actor Gun Dealers Accountable

Legislation strengthens accountability measures for irresponsible gun dealers and provide the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) with additional resources for enforcement.

May 21, 2019

Langevin Joins Members of Congress to Introduce Safe Gun Storage Bill

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined members of Congress and advocates to introduce safe gun storage legislation in the House of Representatives.

Apr 4, 2019

Langevin Votes to Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act

Bill adds stronger protections for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Feb 27, 2019

Langevin Votes to Require Universal Background Checks for Firearm Sales

Bipartisan bill will close longstanding loophole affecting nearly a quarter of gun sales and transfers.

Dec 7, 2018

Langevin Reacts to Repeated Air Force Background Check Failures in Run up to Sutherland Springs Shooting

Congressman Langevin issued a statement following the release of the Department of Defense Inspector General Report entitled: “Report of Investigation into the United States Air Force’s Failure to Submit Devin Kelley’s Criminal History Information to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.”

Jul 2, 2018

Rhode Island Leaders Back Langevin Legislation to Hold Irresponsible Gun Dealers Accountable

Representative Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman David Cicilline, Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin, and other local leaders to urge Congress to address the nation’s gun violence epidemic and pass the Keeping Gun Dealers Honest Act.

Jun 12, 2018

New Legislation Will Hold Irresponsible Gun Dealers Accountable

U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin (D-R.I.), Ted Deutch (D-FL), and Gwen Moore (D-WI) introduced the Keeping Gun Dealers Honest Act, legislation that would strengthen accountability measures for gun dealers who engage in illegal sales practices.

May 24, 2018

Langevin Praises House Passage of Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement after voting in favor of the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act.

May 23, 2018

Langevin Introduces Legislation to Protect Children by Ensuring Guns Are Stored Safely

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced legislation to protect children from unsecured firearms.

Mar 14, 2018

Langevin Statement on National School Walkout to End Gun Violence

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in solidarity with the students participating in today’s school walkout in honor of the 17 lives lost in the Parkland school shooting and in protest of Congressional inaction on gun violence.