41 Kids Have Died in Hot Cars in 2019

In 2018, at least 52 children were killed in hot cars, the highest number on record.  On average, 38 children die each year from heat-related deaths after being left or becoming trapped in a vehicle.  The temperature inside a car can reach 125 degrees in
a matter of minutes—even with the windows cracked—and a child’s body overheats 3-5 times faster than that of an adult.  Together, these factors create a deadly situation that technology could easily fix.

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Show Your Support for an Independent and Diverse Media

An independent, diverse media is critical for the health of the United States of America. Exposure to a broad range of viewpoints and the ability to contribute to the political debate is central to keeping the public informed and sustaining informed citizen
engagement.

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Co-sponsor H.R. 1714: The Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act

Please join me in becoming a co-sponsor for the bipartisan legislation, the
Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act of 2019 (H.R. 1714). This bill would end transfers of certain aggressive military equipment to local
law enforcement in order to preserve the important distinction between our military and our police.

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Help Protect Communities From Violence

Every person in America should feel safe and secure when they leave their home. They should be able to attend concerts, school, nightclubs, movies, and places of worship without the fear of violence. They should be able to go about their daily lives without
wondering whether or not they will be the next target of a mass casualty event. Unfortunately, this reality exists in our country. Over the last several years, communities across the country have endured too many unspeakable acts of violence in places once
thought to be safe.

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Support the Legal Rights of Victims of Firearm Violence

Please join me as an original cosponsor of a bill to protect victims of gun violence and their families from unfair legal practices. This bill would amend the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA) to prevent judges from
awarding costs and fees in qualified civil liability actions dismissed pursuant to that Act.

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