Matsui Applauds Passage of Lifesaving Gun Violence Prevention Bills

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) applauded the passage of H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act and H.R. 1446, the Enhanced Background Checks Act, two commonsense gun violence prevention measures to require background checks on all gun sales and close the Charleston Loophole that allowed the hate crime at Mother Emanuel AME Church. Congresswoman Matsui is a member...

Matsui Delivers Floor Speech in Support of Students Raising Their Voices on Gun Violence Prevention Reform

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) delivered the following remarks on the House floor in support of students raising their voices on the need for reforms to prevent gun violence. Following her remarks, the Congresswoman joined a student rally at the U.S. Capitol. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of the courageous students in Sacramento, California and across America who are...

Congresswoman Matsui Statement on Las Vegas Shooting

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Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) released the following statement on the mass shooting in Las Vegas: “Our entire nation grieves with the people of Las Vegas. My heart goes out to the victims, their families, and all of those experiencing unimaginable pain and loss in the wake of this horrific act of violence. We pray for the recovery of those who were injured and send them our strength. “W...

Gun Violence Research Center Coming To UC Davis' Sacramento Campus

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University of California President Janet Napolitano announced Monday her intent to establish the University of California Firearm Violence Research Center at UC Davis’ Sacramento campus under the direction of Garen Wintemute, an emergency department physician and recognized authority on the epidemiology of firearm violence who has conducted leading-edge research for more than 30 years. The new cen...

With Historic Sit-In on House Floor, Congresswoman Matsui Calls for Action on Gun Violence

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 6/23/2016 Contact: Lauren Dart 202-225-7163 With Historic Sit-In on House Floor, Congresswoman Matsui Calls for Action on Gun Violence Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) joined Democrats’ historic sit-in on the House Floor to protest House Republicans’ refusal to allow a vote on bipartisan legislation to address gun violence. Following the sit-in, Congresswoman Matsui releas...

Congresswoman Matsui Statement on Mental Health Provisions in President Obama's Gun Violence Executive Action

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, January 5, 2016 CONTACT: LAUREN DART (202) 225-7163 Congresswoman Matsui Statement on Mental Health Provisions in President Obama’s Gun Violence Executive Action Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s executive actions designed to reduce gun violence: “As a nation, we mourn together in the wake of sens...

Congresswoman Matsui Statement on President Obama's Address to the Nation on Keeping the American People Safe

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, December 7, 2015 CONTACT: LAUREN DART (202) 225-7163 Congresswoman Matsui Statement on President Obama’s Address to the Nation on Keeping the American People Safe Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) released the following statement in response to President Obama’s address to the nation from the Oval Office on keeping the American people safe: “As we all face emotions of...

Congresswoman Matsui Statement on San Bernardino, California Shooting

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, December 2, 2015 CONTACT: LAUREN DART (202) 225-7163 Congresswoman Matsui Statement on San Bernardino, California Shooting Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) today released the following statement on the shooting in San Bernardino, California: “My thoughts and deepest sympathy are with the victims, their families, and the community of San Bernardino, California, who...

Representative Matsui Calls for Action After Oregon Gun Violence

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 2, 2015 CONTACT: JULIE EDDY (202) 225-7163 Representative Matsui Calls for Action After Oregon Gun Violence In response to yesterday’s shooting at Umpqua Community College, Congresswoman Doris Matsui made the following statement: “I am deeply saddened by the news of yesterday’s shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon. Our thoughts and prayers are with t...

Congresswoman Matsui Statement on President Obama's Gun Violence Prevention Proposals

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, January 16, 2013 CONTACT: JONELLE TRIMMER (202) 225-7163 Congresswoman Matsui Statement on President Obama’s Gun Violence Prevention Proposals Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) released the following statement on the gun violence prevention proposals announced by President Obama: “I am pleased that President Obama proposed a comprehensive approach to reduc...