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Sep 25, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) today released the following statement after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry signed the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), which could lead to further restrictions being placed on the gun rights of American citizens. For example, the treaty could effectively create a gun registry by requiring firearms shipped across borders to be tracked to end users and for a period of ten years thereafter.  

Sep 17, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) today released the following statement in recognition of Constitution Day. Congress, by joint resolution of February 29, 1952, designated September 17 as “Constitution Day and Citizenship Day.”

Jun 26, 2013 Press Release
Washington, DC – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) today commented the Supreme Court’s ruling that citizen defendants of Proposition 8, which defined legal marriage in California as between a man and a woman, had no legal standing and thus could not challenge a lower court’s ruling overturning the law. This decision effectively overturns the proposition in California. LaMalfa not only opposed the Court’s failure to defend traditional marriage, he also expressed deep concerns that the ruling seriously damaged California’s initiative process. 
 
May 16, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) has announced the introduction of “The Child Protection Act of 2013” (HR1690, “Hazel’s Law”), which he is cosponsoring with Rep. Juan Vargas (D-CA). This bipartisan legislation closes a loophole in statutes barring sex trafficking of a minor by removing a “knowledge of age” requirement. While other criminal statutes involving exploitation of children do not have this requirement, sex traffickers have received shorter sentences after arguing that they did not know victims were underage.

May 16, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) today recognized the upcoming celebration of the National Day of Prayer on May 2, 2013 by delivering remarks on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Apr 12, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC – Redding, CA – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) today issued the following comment on President Obama’s FY 2014 Budget released today, over two months late:

Mar 6, 2013 Blog Post

Washington, DC – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) issued the following response to the Obama Administration’s apparent insistence on choosing the most painful sequester cuts possible in an effort to increase support for tax increases:

Feb 28, 2013 Blog Post

Washington, DC – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA)today commented on the Department of Homeland Security’s order to release as many as 10,000 detained illegal immigrants under the pretenses of President Obama’s sequester funding cuts.

Jan 16, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) released the following response to President Barack Obama’s call for gun bans and numerous additional restrictions on firearm ownership:

Jan 3, 2013 Press Release

The First Session of the 113th Congress commences January 3rd, 2013.

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