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Joe Neguse

US House Colorado — 2nd District Democrat
For Representative Joe Neguse, ending gun violence is deeply personal. His history with this issue stretches back to his teenage years, when his school was shut down as a result of a tragedy unfolding a mere 10 miles away—the terrible massacre at Columbine High School. Tragically, Representative Neguse’s home state of Colorado has repeatedly experienced the trauma and devastating loss caused by gun violence, including in Boulder, where a mass shooting in his own district took the lives of 10 innocent shoppers at a local grocery store in March 2021. As a result, Congressman Neguse has been committed to enacting meaningful gun violence prevention legislation to save lives and prevent future tragedies.

In 2018, Representative Neguse made history as the first African American elected to serve Colorado in Congress. In the House, he serves as vice chair of the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force and as a member of the House Judiciary Committee, which has jurisdiction over legislation designed to address gun violence. Congressman Neguse has worked hand in hand with Giffords to introduce legislation that would curb America’s gun violence epidemic, including the End Gun Violence Act of 2021, which would prohibit the sale of a firearm or ammunition to any person who has been convicted of a violent misdemeanor.  He has also repeatedly led efforts to pass the Bipartisan Background Checks Act and has been an ardent supporter of legislation to allocate additional funding to community violence intervention programs designed to disrupt deadly cycles of violence.

The 2022 election cycle is shaping up to be one of the closest in years, and it is incumbent on all of us to ensure that Congress retains the power to enact meaningful gun safety reforms next year. Representative Neguse knows that inaction on gun violence is simply not an option, and we’re confident that he will never cave to the wishes of the corrupt gun lobby. In order to continue making progress towards a nation free from gun violence, we must reelect Congressman Joe Neguse this fall. 

We are proud to endorse Joe Neguse for the US House of Representatives.


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