Julie Oliver for US House of Representatives



Extensive background checks and improving mental health services statewide will make Texas safer.

When weapons of war are marketed and sold to civilians--weapons that are designed to kill as many people as possible as quickly as possible--they will be used by some to kill people quickly, efficiently and effectively.

But Congress--obsessively focused on re-election, and susceptible to pressure from the gun lobby--has failed again and again to act on sensible gun reform.

Congress owes the parents and loved ones of the victims of Sandy Hook, Sutherland Springs, Las Vegas, Parkland, Florida - and every victim of gun violence that is ravaging this country - a real debate and vote on this issue. But Congress has done nothing.

 That will change when I’m elected. My commitments include:

  • Overturning the Dickey Amendment, which prevents the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from funding research into firearm injuries and deaths;

  • Requiring universal background checks and universal licensing requirements (including the requirement that all gun show sales and all internet gun sales require a background check);

  • Closing the “boyfriend loophole” so that anyone who commits acts of domestic violence cannot purchase firearms;

  • Passing legislation that prohibits straw purchases to help stop illegal gun sales;

  • Banning the sale and purchase of assault weapons and/or accessories which turn firearms into assault weapons;

  • Opposing Concealed Carry Reciprocity;

  • and Preventing gun sales to people with prior violent-crime convictions or to those who have been adjudicated as mentally defective or have been committed to any mental institution.



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