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Cathy McMorris Rodgers on Wednesday for her work on a federal law authorizing funding for school safety and training programs. The recognition from Sandy Hook Promise, an organization formed following the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, in Decembergoes to a lawmaker who has received favorable ratings and political contributions from the National Rifle Association.
In remarks made at a reception in Washington, D. Earlier this year, McMorris Rodgers participated in a telephone conference call with local law enforcement and school district representatives that emphasized more funding for mental health counselors and empowering students to speak up about concerns they have about their peers.
A spokeswoman for the organization said that board members were unavailable for an interview Thursday. The bill, which was backed by the Sandy Hook Promise group, sailed through the House of Representatives in the wake of the shooting at Parkland, Florida, earlier this spring.
Critics, among them Democratic Rep. Jerrold Nadler of New York, voted for the legislation but said Congress would make a bigger difference if it addressed access to guns.
Brown echoed those concerns in an interview Thursday, saying the recognition belonged to the organizers of groups aiming to change gun laws, not legislators. In the background, another student shows anti-social behavior and is revealed at the end of the video to be plotting a shooting. The short film won an award at the Cannes film festival in Where They Stand The spate of school violence reached the Inland Northwest last fall, when a gunman entered Freeman High School and killed a fellow classmate.
The recent shooting in Parkland, Florida, has prompted a flurry of policy promises from President Donald Trump, some of which will require Congressional action. Lisa Brown Democrat Cathy McMorris Rodgers Republican Would you support a reintroduction of the federal firearms ban that was in place from to The act outlawed the manufacture and transfer of certain magazine sizes and weapons, including the AR rifle, and the possession of those weapons if they were made after the date the law was enacted.
Lisa Brown - Depends Depends The bill would need to address the millions of AR style rifles already in circulation. Lisa Brown - Yes Congress waited too long to act on this.
Should the federal government promote the arming of teachers? Federal funding should go toward mapping and emergency plans. Lisa Brown - No No Data should be used to make decisions, and Congress should have identified this as a public health issue sooner.
The congresswoman has voted for budgets in the past that included the language, including in Decemberafter Democrats sought to remove it. The Trump administration has said they believe, even with existing language, the CDC could conduct research on gun violence.
Should the federal government restrict the size of rifle magazines? Lisa Brown - Yes Yes All groups should speak on the issue, but there is research to suggest smaller gun sizes would reduce the scope of the violence. Federally licensed firearm dealers must conduct background checks under federal law before selling a gun.
Should the federal government enact policy that would require background checks for all private sales of firearms nationwide? Lisa Brown - Yes Yes Most Americans support introducing additional background check measures a recent Quinnipiac University poll found 97 percent of Americans supported universal background checks for gun purchases.
The federal government should focus on improving the background check list. Under federal law, a gun can be sold by a licensed dealer as soon as a background check is completed. Should there be a mandatory waiting period before the purchase of rifles capable of semi-automatic fire?
Lisa Brown - Maybe We need to look at the evidence and see if such waiting periods reduced violence. Do you support the creation of a gun violence restraining order, or some type of court-ordered confiscation of a gun that is temporary, instigated by law enforcement and reviewed by a judge?Dec 13, · A telephone pole near Sandy Hook Elementary School in the life he lived before Dec.
Her daughter, then a junior in high school, responded by becoming an activist, and now, as a . Mary Ann Jacob was a library clerk at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, when 20 children and six adult staff members were fatally shot in memorial near Sandy Hook.
Photo: Adam Lanza’s first grade class photo from Sandy Hook Elementary School. Adam is in the second row, the second from the left. Shortly after her move from New Hampshire to Newtown in The stop in Newtown, to honor the 20 first graders and six educators slain by gunfire at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December of , is the end of the Parkland survivors’ two-month.
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