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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

Gun Violence Prevention

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August 23, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), a member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today released the following statement after reports that the Department of Education is considering a plan to use mental health, and other critical student support funds, to instead purchase firearms for teachers:
March 26, 2018 In The News
Five years ago, a gunman shot and killed 20 little children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School. I am still praying for the families of those sweet six- and seven-year-olds, who should be happy sixth graders right now. Whenever I see or hear their family members talk about how their hearts still break, mine does also. It’s a pain that I cannot imagine and that they should not have to bear.
March 14, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today spoke on the House Floor to demand that House Republicans bring common-sense gun violence prevention legislation to the floor:
February 26, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today co-introduced the Assault Weapons Ban of 2018, legislation that would prohibit the sale, transfer, manufacture, and importation of certain semiautomatic weapons. The legislation includes an exception for currently-owned firearms.
February 26, 2018 In The News

Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter has signed on in support of legislation proposing a ban on assault weapons, including the AR-15, the gun used in the Feb. 14 shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 dead.

She says the bill aims to stop the sale of military-style rifles and assault weapons. Co-sponsors said Monday that it would reinstate and improve the assault weapons ban that last expired in 2004.

February 15, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today spoke on the House floor in support of common sense solutions to reduce gun violence. She directly called on Speaker Ryan to end his obstruction and bring bipartisan gun violence prevention legislation to the floor for a vote.
February 14, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement on the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida:
December 13, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement ahead of tomorrow, the fifth anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting:
December 6, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after voting “no” on H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, which passed the House by a vote of 231-198: