In response to the President’s recent call for action to improve our nation’s gun laws, several bills have been introduced in Congress. Please call your member of Congress today and tell them to support these bills.

H.R. 137, the Fix Gun Checks Act, introduced by Representative Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY), would require a background check for every gun sale and get the records of prohibited gun purchasers into the national gun background check database. TAKE ACTION

H.R. 437/S.150, the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013, introduced by Representative Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) and Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA) would ban the sale of assault weapons, including weapons that can be equipped with high capacity magazines. TAKE ACTION

H.R. 138/S.33, the Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act, introduced by Representative Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) and Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), would ban the sale of high capacity ammunition devices like the one used in the Newtown tragedy. TAKE ACTION

H.R. 452/S.179, the Gun Trafficking Prevention Act of 2013, introduced by Representative Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), legislation that would toughen enforcement against gun dealers who skirt the law by avoiding background checks. TAKE ACTION