NICS Denial Notification Act

We invite you to join us in cosponsoring the NICS Denial Notification Act, a bill to help state law enforcement better enforce existing gun laws and respond to warning
signs of criminal behavior by establishing an alert system to notify state law enforcement when individuals legally prohibited from purchasing a firearm attempt to do so. 

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Cosponsor H.R. 3435 to Help Local Governments Address Gun Violence

All too often Americans pause to reflect and pray for the families of victims of mass shootings.  From 2009 to 2017, there were at least 173 mass shootings in the United States.  These tragic events capture our attention, prompting many advocates to join
together to demand action to prevent future tragedies. Yet, communities around the country continue to be plagued by gun violence. Roughly 100 Americans are killed by guns every day.

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ORIGINAL Co-sponsors: Support September as “National Voting Rights Month”

National Voter Registration Day is on September 24, therefore, I invite you to join me in co-sponsoring a resolution declaring September as “National Voting Rights Month.” The purpose of this resolution is to help end voter suppression by bringing
awareness to existing voter suppression laws, educating Americans on their rights as voters, urging Congress to pass critical voting rights legislation, and encouraging all Americans to get out and vote!

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Prioritizing Our Workers

According to the PBGC, over 146,000 individual pensioners experienced cuts in pension benefits due in 2016 as a result of employer bankruptcies. These individuals chose to plan for their retirement but found their pension benefits taken away due to unbalanced
and unfair bankruptcy laws.

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Join DWC as a Cosponsor of the Even Playing Field Act of 2019!

Please join the leadership of the Democratic Women’s Caucus in cosponsoring the Even Playing Field Act to ensure equal pay, investment, and working conditions for our nation’s amateur athletes. The U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) captivated millions during
the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, inspiring the world with their thrilling fourth World Cup title victory and their fight for equal pay. Despite being the most successful team in women’s soccer history, the USWNT continues to endure inequities in compensation,
investment, and working conditions.

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Cosponsor Bipartisan Pink Tax Repeal Act, H.R. 2048

In 1994, the California Assembly Office of Research conducted a study that found that women pay a “gender tax” of $1,351/year for the same services as men. I subsequently sponsored the “Repeal the Gender Tax Act” in the California Assembly, which passed
in 1996 and required that prices for services like dry cleaning and haircuts be determined by the amount of time needed to do the job, not by gender.

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