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Reid Remarks On The Anniversary Of The Newtown School Shooting

“They were six and seven years old. But although their years were few, the lives they touched are many.” “I am proud of how hard my caucus fought this year to pass safeguards that would keep guns out of the hands of felons and people with severe mental illnesses. I am proud of my vote…


Reid Remarks In Support Of Assault Weapons Ban, Limits On High-Capacity Magazines

“I am a strong supporter of Americans’ right to keep and bear arms… Where I come from, people own guns as a matter of course for self-defense and for hunting. But I have always had trouble understanding why people need assault weapons to hunt or to protect their homes.” “I will vote for Senator Dianne…


Reid Statement on White House Proposals to Protect Our Children and Communities from Gun Violence

Searchlight, NV – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement after President Obama outlined the recommendations of his task force to protect our children and communities from gun violence:   “I thank the President’s task force for its thoughtful recommendations. I am committed to ensuring that the Senate will consider legislation that addresses gun…