"Today the U.S. District Court properly upheld sensible gun reforms that reflect the will and best interest of Connecticut's citizens."
“Last year my brother Matthew and I were honored to be in the House gallery, together with dozens more gun victims and survivors, as President Obama culminated his State of the Union Address with a rousing call for sensible gun reforms."
“Today, we have seen yet another tragic example of gun violence in our country. Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims, families and all those impacted by the terrible tragedy at Columbia mall today. While we do not know all the details yet, we do know that 90 Americans are killed with guns every day, most in tragedies that do not make national headlines.
“We offer our deepest sympathies to the victims and families impacted by the terrible tragedy in Elkhart, Indiana last night."
“We are very saddened to learn of the shooting death of a father and injury of a mother at a matinee movie screening in Florida yesterday. We offer our deepest sympathies to the victims and families impacted by these terrible tragedies."
“For the past 18 years the gun violence issue has had no greater champion in Congress than Rep. Carolyn McCarthy. Over that time she has fought tirelessly and courageously on behalf of her constituents and the American people to make this the safer nation we all want and deserve."
“We are pleased to see the Obama Administration’s continued leadership on the issue of gun violence prevention, especially their ongoing commitment to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people."
"This merger is another, powerful sign of our momentum as a movement which, to succeed, is going to require voices from all walks of life and all corners of society coming together in the name of making this the better, safer nation we all want."