TAPS Act

Representatives Brian Babin (R-TX), Katie Hill (D-CA), Dan Crenshaw (R-TX), Abigail Spanberger (D-VA), and Gary Palmer (R-AL) Hold Press Conference on the TAPS Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Brian Babin (R-TX-36), Katie Hill (D-CA-25), Dan Crenshaw (R-TX-02), Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07), and Gary Palmer (R-AL-06) joined forces to hold a press conference on Wednesday, May 15, to discuss Rep. Babin’s bill, the Threat Assessment, Prevention, and Safety (TAPS) Act of 2019. This legislation is a bipartisan, bicameral solution to prevent targeted violence ... Read more »

20 years after Columbine: What has changed?

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As originally posted by The Hill on April 20, 2019. “We do know we have to do more to recognize the early warning signs that are sent before children act violently.” - President Bill Clinton, April 20, 1999 Twenty years later and guess what – we aren’t. How is it possible that we still aren’t doing enough to identify those who are moving along the pathway toward committing an act of violence? I ha... Read more »

Rep. Babin Meets with Local Law Enforcement Leaders

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WOODVILLE, TX – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) participated in four working meetings with law enforcement leaders from across his nine-county district this week. The meetings were attended by dozens of seasoned lawmen and women with decades of expertise including the U.S. Marshal Service, Texas Rangers, County Sheriffs and Constables, Police Chiefs, and other representatives from local police depar... Read more »

A year since Parkland: we have a solution

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As originally posted by The Hill on February 14, 2019. On the afternoon of Feb. 14, 2018, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School community experienced a veritable hell-on-earth scenario. Survivors watched friends and classmates perish in a storm of horrendous violence and confusion. A helpless nation watched, waiting for details, asking why, unable to offer more than thoughts and prayers to thos... Read more »