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Pete Aguilar

US House California — 33rd District Democrat
Representative Pete Aguilar has been an unwavering advocate for commonsense gun safety reforms during his years in public service. As mayor of Redlands, California, he was an early member of the Mayors Against Illegal Guns Coalition. As San Bernardino County’s voice in Congress and as a member of House leadership, Representative Aguilar understands that gun violence should not be a partisan issue, and he has taken on the gun lobby time and again. 
For Representative Aguilar and members of his community, this issue is deeply personal. In 2015, during his first year in Washington DC, he was voting on a procedural bill when he began receiving messages from friends and staff saying that he was needed in California immediately. One mile away from his district office in San Bernardino, a deadly terrorist attack at the Inland Regional Center had occurred. This incident left 14 individuals dead, 22 wounded, and his community reeling from the deadly toll of senseless gun violence. 
Since then, Representative Aguilar has been a passionate voice in the fight to bolster public safety, and as the new Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, he has never allowed this issue to slip from public consciousness. In Washington DC, Representative Aguilar has worked to pass universal background checks, prevent illegal gun trafficking, invest in community violence intervention programs, and root out homegrown radicalism and hate-fueled violence.
With so much on the line this year, it is absolutely essential that strong gun safety champions like Representative Pete Aguilar are reelected this fall. We know that members of a new generation of leaders will be responsible for ending gun violence in America once and for all, and we need his voice in Congress to continue moving the needle on this life or death issue.

We are proud to endorse Pete Aguilar for the US House of Representatives.


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