Perlmutter Applauds President Biden’s Actions to Reduce Gun Violence

| Posted in Press Releases

Lakewood, Colo. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) today applauded President Biden and his administration for taking executive actions to reduce gun violence. The six Executive Orders include a rule to ensure devices such as a stabilizing brace which appears to have been used in the recent shooting in Boulder, Colorado would be subject to the requirements of the National Firearms Act. “There have ... Read more »

Perlmutter wants more regulations for type of gun used in Boulder shooting

| Posted in In the News

Colorado Congressman Ed Perlmutter (D) wants stricter rules for pistols that shoot rifle rounds, like the weapon used in the mass shooting at the grocery store in Boulder. Perlmutter, fellow Colorado Democrat Rep. Joe Neguse and other members of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force sent a letter to President Joe Biden this week. They want an executive order to expand the National Firearms... Read more »

Colorado Congressman Ed Perlmutter Wants Tighter Regulations On Firearm Used In Boulder Grocery Store Shooting

| Posted in In the News

Rep. Ed Perlmutter, a Democrat who represents Colorado’s 7th Congressional District, is pushing to regulate the type of weapon police say was used in the Boulder grocery store shooting. Perlmutter, who is Vice Chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, helped draft a letter to President Joe Biden. The letter was signed by 101 members of the U.S. House, including Colorado Reps. Joe Negu... Read more »

Democrats urge Biden to take executive action on assault-style firearms

| Posted in In the News

A group of more than 100 House Democrats on Wednesday urged President Biden to take executive action on regulating concealable assault-style firearms, after that type of weapon was used in the recent shooting at a supermarket in Boulder, Colo. In a letter to Biden led by Reps. Mike Thompson (Calif.), Joe Neguse (Colo.), Val Demings (Fla.) and Ed Perlmutter (Colo.), Democratic lawmakers called for ... Read more »

House Democrats ask Biden to take executive action on concealable assault-style firearms

| Posted in In the News

Four House Democrats sent a letter to President Biden asking him to take executive action to regulate concealable assault-style firearms, like the weapon used in the recent shooting in Boulder, Colorado, which killed 10 people. Representatives Mike Thompson, Joe Neguse, Val Demings and Ed Perlmutter asked Mr. Biden to regulate such weapons under the National Firearms Act, which governs the use of... Read more »

About 150 Serbian Families Live In Metro Denver. Many Of Them Gathered To Remember Boulder Shooting Victim Neven Stanisic

| Posted in In the News

Lakewood’s tight knit community of ethnic Serbs gathered to remember one of their own Saturday, a young man gunned down with nine others at a Boulder King Soopers last week. The service for 23-year-old Neven Stanisic was held at St. John the Baptist Serbian Orthodox Church, a parish Stanisic had been part of since childhood. About 100 people packed into the small and ornately decorated chapel, inc... Read more »

Boulder shooting spurs Neguse to call on Biden for ban on imported semiautomatic rifles, high-capacity magazines

| Posted in In the News

Following this week’s mass shooting in Boulder that killed 10 people, Colorado U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse called on President Joe Biden to ban semiautomatic rifles and high-capacity ammunition magazines that are imported from abroad. Neguse, who represents Boulder in Congress, sent a letter Thursday with support from more than 60 lawmakers — all Democrats — including Colorado’s Ed Perlmutter, Diana DeGe... Read more »

'Enough is enough': Colorado officials decry deadly mass shooting at Boulder King Soopers

| Posted in In the News

Colorado officials expressed anger and sadness Monday as details emerged about a shooting at a Boulder supermarket that left 10 people dead, including a police officer killed in the line of duty. Authorities said a suspected gunman, who wasn't identified, was in custody and being treated for unspecified injuries. A law enforcement spokesman said police were still investigating and didn't have deta... Read more »

Colorado Grocery Store Shooting Leaves 10 Dead

| Posted in In the News

A gunman opened fire at a grocery store in Boulder, Colo., on Monday afternoon, killing 10 people, including a police officer, the authorities in Boulder said. The police said that they had taken a suspect into custody after the shooting. That person was injured, the authorities said. Videos showed a handcuffed man being escorted from the building by officers, shirtless and with his right leg appe... Read more »

Perlmutter Votes for Commonsense Gun Violence Prevention Bills

| Posted in Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) voted to pass H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act and H.R. 1446, the Enhanced Background Checks Act, two commonsense gun violence prevention measures to require background checks on all gun sales and close the Charleston Loophole that allowed the hate crime at Mother Emanuel AME Church. In the 116th Congress, the House passed versi... Read more »

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