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Pingree Says "Enough is Enough" After Mass Shooting in Las Vegas

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Congresswoman Chellie Pingree released the following statement on the mass shooting in Las Vegas that has claimed 58 lives and injured more than 500. Today, America woke to the deadliest mass shooting in modern history. The fear, sadness, and heartbreak felt in Las Vegas reverberates in our communities and leaves us wondering how we could allow this to happen once again. The 58 dead and…

Sometimes by sitting down, youre really standing up

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Each time there’s a mass shooting, citizens across the country have a conversation on how to keep the next one from happening and how to keep guns out of the hands of people who want to commit violence.  The nation holds this conversation at the dinner table, on the Internet, and in many other places. But it doesn’t happen in one place where it absolutely…

Pingree joins colleagues in Congress in push for bipartisan vote this week to strengthen gun laws

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Congresswoman Chellie Pingree is headed back to Washington today where she plans to join colleagues in pushing for a vote in the US House on common sense bills to reduce gun violence in America. "Gun violence has taken a huge personal toll on the lives of so many families in this country," Pingree said.  "We can do a lot more to keep guns out of the hands of people who should not…

Pingree remains on House floor through the night, as Democrats demand action on gun legislation

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UPDATE: House Democrats ended their sit in after over 24 hours on the House floor, but will not stop demanding action on commonsense laws to prevent gun violence Congresswoman Chellie Pingree remained on the floor of the US House of Representatives throughout the night, as Democrats occupied the chamber to demand action on common sense gun legislation.  Pingree, who began the…

Statement on Orlando shooting

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Congresswoman Chellie Pingree issued the following statement in the wake of the mass shooting in Orlando. Once again our country has been struck with an act of senseless violence and murder. We should put aside ideological and political difference and together stand up against acts of gun violence, hate crimes and domestic terrorism.  My thoughts are with the families who have lost…

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