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June 2016
ICYMI: In Wake of Terror Attack in Orlando, Blumenthal & Senate Democrats Announce Renewed Push to Prevent Suspected Terrorists from Purchasing Guns and Explosives
Blumenthal Statement on Orlando Shooting
Blumenthal Statement on National Gun Violence Awareness Day
March 2016
Blumenthal, Murphy Call for End of Ban on CDC Gun Violence Research
January 2016
Blumenthal, Murphy Introduce Legislation to Give Gun Victims Their Day in Court and End Gun Industry's Liability Shield
Blumenthal, Murphy, Colleagues, Leading Researchers Push for Funding Gun Violence Research at CDC
Blumenthal, Murphy, Democratic Colleagues Call for Hearing on Funding Gun Violence Research at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to Help Identify Strategies to Prevent Senseless Gun Deaths in 2016 and Beyond
After Meeting with President Obama, Blumenthal, Murphy & Esty Release Statements on New Executive Actions to Reduce Gun Violence
Blumenthal and Murphy Applaud Pending Executive Action on Gun Violence
December 2015
Blumenthal Statement on Virginia AG Termination of Commonwealth’s Concealed Carry Reciprocity
Blumenthal Statement on Third Anniversary of Sandy Hook Shooting
Blumenthal, Murphy Statement on Malloy Executive Order Banning Gun Permits for Individuals on ‘No Fly’ List in Connecticut
At Senate Hearings, Blumenthal Presses Secretary of Defense, FBI Director on Measures to Fight ISIL, Terrorism at Home and Abroad
Blumenthal, Murphy Statement on Republicans’ Refusal to Close ‘Terror Gap,’ Prevent People on Terrorist Watch List from Purchasing Guns
November 2015
Blumenthal Statement on Shooting at Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood
October 2015
Senators Introduce "No Check, No Sale" Bill to Close Loophole Allowing Gun Sales Without A Completed Background Check
Senator Blumenthal, Congresswoman Moore Join Advocates to Call on Congress to Increase Protections for Domestic Violence Victims
July 2015
In Wake of Tragic Charleston Shooting, Senators Implore Firearm Dealers to Cease Gun Sales Until Background Check is Completed, Stop Default Sales if Check is Pending Beyond 72 Hours
Blumenthal Statement on Tragic Louisiana Shooting
December 2013
Blumenthal Delivers Floor Speech On Victim Of New Haven Mass Shooting