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Gun Violence Prevention

November 7, 2017

Clarke Statement on Shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas

Clarke Statement on Shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released this statement following news of a mass shooting at a c…
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January 6, 2016

Congresswoman Clarke’s Support for Executive Order to Tackle Gun Violence

Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released the following statement in support of President Obama's executive order expanding background checks on the sale of guns and encour…
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October 20, 2015

Clarke: NYPD responds to 770 domestic violence calls daily

“The NYPD responds to a staggering number of domestic violence reports — 770 every day — according to U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke, who recently held a forum with experts and elec…
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May 5, 2015

Congresswoman Clarke’s Statement on the Passing of Officer Brian Moore

Brooklyn, N.Y. – Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released the following statement on the passing of Officer Brian Moore, who had been shot on Saturday in Queens, at Jamaica…
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May 27, 2014

Congresswoman Clarke’s Statement in Celebration of Memorial Day

Brooklyn, N.Y. – Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released the following statement in honor of those brave military patriots who gave their lives for our nation, to protect and pre…
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May 7, 2013

U.S. Rep. Yvette D. Clarke Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen Background Check System

BROOKLYN, NY – U.S. Representative Yvette D. Clarke has become a co-sponsor of legislation that will prevent convicted criminals and people with dangerous mental illnesses fro…
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