More on Gun Violence
Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson applauds the announcement by the U.S. Department of Justice that the agency has awarded Metropolitan Dade County and the City of Miami a $3,125,000 and $1,875,000 grant, respectively, through its Office of Community Oriented Policing Services COPS Hiring Program.
Congressional Democrats taking to the Steps of the Capitol Building to mark the one month anniversary of the Orlando nightclub massacre.
The Memorial featuring members of the LGBT Equality Caucus, including South Florida Representatives Debbie Wasserman-Schultz and Frederica Wilson.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaking at the event, which was streamed on Facebook Live, calling for tighter gun control laws in order to stop mass violence.
Washington, D.C. -- Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson was joined in Washington today by Miami-Dade resident Antwan Reeves, whom she invited to speak at a press conference on gun violence. He was chosen to participate after surviving 11 gunshot wounds less than a year ago and was one of a select group of speakers that included parents of slain children and other survivors of gun violence.
Gun violence victims from Miami and other cities rallied outside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday and demanded that Congress act on pending legislation to limit firearms sales in the wake of the Orlando massacre last month.
MIAMI – Today, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24), joined Miami-Dade County Commissioner Audrey Edmonson, City of Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado, clergy, and law enforcement officials for a press conference in Miami. Themed “One Bullet Kills the Party,” the event served as a call for an end to gun violence and celebratory shootings during holiday parties.