Making Our Communities Safer from Gun Violence

The crisis of gun violence in America touches every corner of our country and every community. Fighting gun violence is essential to protecting our kids and communities, and we know there are solutions that can save lives.

In Congress, Marilyn is standing up for responsible solutions like universal background checks for gun purchases and restoration of the ban on military style assault weapons and high capacity magazines. It should be harder, not easier, for felons, domestic abusers, and terrorists to buy dangerous weapons. As a cosponsor of the bipartisan Bipartisan Background Checks Act, and the Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act, she is working across the aisle to protect our families, and prevent gun violence.

As Mayor of Tacoma, Marilyn passed mandatory background checks and closed the gun show loophole in Tacoma while she was Mayor. The gun lobby threatened to sue, and she was steadfast in her commitment to putting the safety of South Sound communities first.and well being of residents first.