Uvalde Response: Your Questions Answered

May 25, 2022
Many constituents have called my office asking about my positions on gun safety legislation following the awful mass shooting that took the lives of 19 children and 2 teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TX. Here are answers to some of these questions, for more please see here and here.

Do you support universal background checks?

— Yes. I voted for HR 8 and HR 1446.

Do you support red flag laws?

— Yes, I co-lead the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act.

Do you support banning assault weapons and high capacity magazines?

— Yes. I cosponsor the Assault Weapons Ban.

Do you support ending gun manufacturers’ legal immunity?

— Yes. I cosponsor a bill to repeal PLCAA.

Do you support banning ghost guns?

— Yes. I cosponsor HR 3088.

Do you support allowing ATF to enforce gun laws?

—Yes. I wrote legislation to repeal riders that keep ATF from cracking down on bad apple gun dealers.