More on Gun Safety

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.

Dec 6, 2017

Langevin Condemns Passage of Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a member of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, released a statement regarding H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 231 to 198.

Oct 12, 2017

Republicans Oppose Langevin Effort to Stop Multi-million Dollar Gun Giveaway

Congressman Langevin offered a Motion to Instruct House conferees on the National Defense Authorization Act to reject provisions that would transfer surplus Army pistols to the Civilian Marksmanship Program.

Jun 29, 2017

House Committee Marks Up FY18 National Defense Authorization Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) offered his support for the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, which passed out of committee by a vote of 60-1.

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.