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Rep. Frankel Statement on House Passage of Protecting Our Kids Act
Washington, June 8, 2022
Tags: Gun Violence Prevention
West Palm Beach, FL – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement after she voted to pass the Protecting Our Kids Act to address the rampant gun violence across America.
“Guns are the number one killer of children in America—more than car accidents or cancer—it’s horrendous but preventable,” said Rep. Frankel. “No parent should fear for their child’s life when their child goes to school, the grocery store, their church, a movie theater, or anywhere else they are supposed to be safe. This legislation enacts sensible policies to keep our children away from the deadly fire of gun violence. House Democrats answered the call of the American people to protect our children and families, now it’s up to the Senate to do the same.”
The Protecting Our Kids Act will reduce gun violence by:
The bill passed by a vote of 223-204. It now heads to the Senate for their approval.