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Congressman Anthony Brown’s Statement on the Overturning of Abortion Protections

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“Today, six justices on the Supreme Court decided to strip away a long-established constitutional right and Americans’ ability to make their own health care decisions. Overturning Roe v. Wade jeopardizes the health of millions of Americans across the country, particularly Black, Latina, indigenous, and underserved women."

Congressman Anthony Brown’s Statement on the Supreme Court’s Decision to Overturn Commonsense Gun Laws in New York

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“This by no means should stop our efforts to get guns off our streets and make our communities safer. We need to continue passing strong gun laws at every level – federal, state and local. We need to continue marching for change. And holding leaders accountable when they make decisions that put the lives of Americans in jeopardy. This decision is a setback, but we have to keep fighting to change our country for the better."

Van Hollen, Cardin, Hoyer, Brown Announce Continued Viability of Maryland FBI HQ Sites

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer and Anthony Brown (all D-Md.) released the following statement announcing the General Services Administration’s finding that the two Maryland sites proposed for the new Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) headquarters remain viable options for the new consolidated campus: “Today’s GSA finding that th...

Fourth Grade Survivor of Uvalde Shooting Tells Congress: ‘I Don’t Want it to Happen Again’

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A fourth grader who survived the Uvalde, Texas, school shooting where 19 students and two teachers were murdered told lawmakers Wednesday that she is afraid to go back to school. “I don’t want it to happen again,” 11-year-old Miah Cerrillo said in a pre-recorded video shown to members of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform, as Congress debates whether to enact new gun control legislat...

'Save lives': House passes Md. congressman's bill raising age to buy semi-automatic rifles

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The House on Wednesday passed a series of new gun measures, including a measure to raise the minimum age to buy semi-automatic rifles from 18 to 21. Maryland Congressman Anthony G. Brown praised the House passage of his legislation to increase the age to purchase semi-automatic weapons. “These weapons have no place in our neighborhoods, let alone, in the hands of an 18-year-old," Brown said. The t...

Today, @POTUS officially signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law. This historic piece of legislation will make… Read More

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