Moments of Silence are Not Enough (H.Res.370)

Each time it happens, we go through the same exact routine. Americans lose their lives to a senseless act of gun violence, and what do we do next? We offer thoughts and prayers, call for a short moment of silence, then resume voting and addressing our committees.
Congress does nothing to solve what is at the heart of these moments of silence. Americans want to know: “What has Congress done to protect Americans from gun violence?”

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Introducing TODAY: Resolution Calling for Hearings after Moments of Silence

Each time it happens, we go through the same exact routine. Americans lose their lives to a senseless act of gun violence, and what do we do next? We offer thoughts and prayers, call for a short moment of silence, then resume voting and addressing our committees.
Congress does nothing to solve what is at the heart of these moments of silence. Americans want to know: “What has Congress done to protect Americans from gun violence?”

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Cosponsor Resolution to Follow Moments of Silence with Action (Deadline: Thursday COB)

Each time it happens, we go through the same exact routine. Americans lose their lives to a senseless act of gun violence, and what do we do next? We offer thoughts and prayers, call for a short moment of silence, then resume voting and addressing our committees.
Congress does nothing to solve what is at the heart of these moments of silence. Americans want to know: “What has Congress done to protect Americans from gun violence?”

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