National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Congressional Reception

On behalf of the Law Enforcement Caucus, we would like to follow up on an invitation you should have received to a reception being hosted by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. The reception will be held in the Gold Room of the Rayburn House Office Building (room 2168). The reception will feature award presentations to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Greta Van Susteren.

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Executive Action on Guns: Stop the Import of Assault Weapons into the U.S.

Right now, it is nominally illegal under federal law to import an assault rifle into the United States. This has been the case since the enactment of the Gun Control Act of 1968. But imported assault rifles still make up a major portion of weapons identified in criminal prosecutions in the United States, and a significant portion of weapons seized in Mexico are AK-47 variants that arrive in Mexico after being imported into the United States.

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Cosponsor the Bipartisan Hearing Protection Act (v. 3)

As you know, there has been a growing movement to protect the hearing of sportsmen nationwide. This movement has helped ensure that the right of Americans to own and use firearms noise suppressors is recognized. The vast majority of states now recognize the right of Americans to own these devices, due in large part to educational efforts to address the myths and misconceptions surrounding suppressors.

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