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Preventing Gun Violence

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…

Rep. Titus Introduces Bump Stock Ban Ahead of 1 October Anniversary

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This Friday marks the 4 year anniversary of the 1 October massacre in which 60 people were killed and hundreds more injured in Nevada’s First Congressional District. This tragedy remains the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. Today ahead of the anniversary, Rep. Dina Titus, a member of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, introduced the Closing The Bump Stock Loophole Act renewing a concerted effort to ban these dangerous devices.