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Preventing Gun Violence

Nevada Independent: The Supreme Court overturned bump stock ban. What does it mean for Nevada?

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Bump stocks — firearm modification devices that allow semiautomatic rifles to fire faster and were used to devastating effect in the 1 October shooting in Las Vegas — are now legal again after a Friday ruling by the Supreme Court. In 2017, a gunman at the Mandalay Bay opened fire at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival. Sixty people were killed and more than 850 were injured.…

Rep. Titus, Sen. Warren, Colleagues Lead Letter Urging Biden Administration Executive Action to Stop Gun Violence

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Washington, DC – With 2023 on track to become the deadliest year of mass shootings in recent American history, Congresswoman Dina Titus (D-NV) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) co-led 66 of their House and Senate colleagues in a letter to President Biden urging his Administration to use every tool at its disposal to combat gun violence. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO), Maxwell Frost…

The Nevada Independent: After 2017 shooting devastated her district, Titus emerges as gun control champion

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More than five years have passed since the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, but Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV) still carries the memory of entering the police station in the middle of the night and witnessing the devastation. “It was just horrendous,” she said. “Hospitals looked like war zones.” The Route 91 Harvest festival shooting remains the deadliest U.S. mass shooting to this day. Sixty people…

Titus, DeGette, Schneider Introduce Legislation to Ban High-Capacity Magazines

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Washington, DC – Ahead of the start of National Gun Violence Survivors’ Week, Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01), Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), and Congressman Brad Schneider (D-IL) introduced the Keep Americans Safe Act, legislation that would ban the importation, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of high-capacity gun magazines that hold more than fifteen rounds. “By…