Senator Cornyn

Sen. Cornyn’s 2023 in Review

News Sen. Cornyn Had Five Bills Signed Into Law & Helped Nearly 12,000 Texans with Federal Agencies WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement and background highlighting his office’s accomplishments in constituent services and his legislation signed into law in 2023: “Whether we are helping veterans receive timely care or ensuring […]

Cornyn: Punishing Law-Abiding Citizens Won’t Reduce Violent Crime

News We have a trust issue and a constitutional issue when we use the public health approach to attempt to strip away core constitutional rights. The most effective solution to firearm-related homicides and assault is effective criminal law enforcement. Using public health authorities as a blanket excuse to strip away constitutional rights divides us more […]

Cornyn, Sinema, Tillis Bill to Protect School Hunting & Archery Programs Signed into Law

News Will Ensure Students Have Access to Educational Enrichment Programs SAN ANTONIO – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Kyrsten Sinema (I-AZ), and Thom Tillis (R-NC) released the following statements after their Protecting Hunting Heritage and Education Act, which would clarify that students may continue to have access to educational enrichment programs and activities such as […]

Cornyn, Sinema, Tillis Bill to Protect School Hunting & Archery Programs Heads to President’s Desk

News Senators’ Educational Enrichment Program Legislation Passes Senate Unanimously WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Kyrsten Sinema (I-AZ), and Thom Tillis (R-NC) released the following statements after their Protecting Hunting Heritage and Education Act, which would clarify that students may continue to have access to educational enrichment programs and activities such as archery and […]

Cornyn, Sinema, Tillis Applaud House Passage of Bill to Protect School Hunting & Archery Programs

News Senators’ Educational Enrichment Program Legislation Mirrors House-Passed Bill WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Kyrsten Sinema (I-AZ), and Thom Tillis (R-NC) released the following statements after the Protecting Hunting Heritage and Education Act, which would clarify that students may continue to have access to educational enrichment programs and activities such as archery and […]

Cornyn, Sinema, Tillis Introduce Bill to Protect School Hunting & Archery Programs

News Would Ensure Students Have Access to Educational Enrichment Programs WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Kyrsten Sinema (I-AZ), and Thom Tillis (R-NC) today introduced the Protecting Hunting Heritage and Education Act, which would clarify that students may continue to have access to educational enrichment programs and activities such as archery and hunting safety […]

Cornyn, Colleagues Urge Biden Admin to End Crackdown on School Hunting and Archery Programs

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) led a letter today with 17 of his Senate colleagues urging U.S. Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona to implement the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act as Congress intended and restore federal funding for educational activities like hunting and archery:     They wrote: “This pivotal piece of legislation […]

Cornyn Statement on Democrats Blocking Resolution to Stop Biden Admin Firearm Confiscation Ploy

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after Senate Democrats blocked the Congressional Review Act resolution of disapproval he introduced with Senator John Kennedy (R-LA) and more than 40 of their Senate Republican colleagues that would have prevented the Biden administration’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) from […]

Cornyn, Hagerty, Senate GOP Introduce Concealed-Carry Reciprocity Bill

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Bill Hagerty (R-TN), along with 43 of their Senate colleagues, today introduced the Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, which would allow individuals with concealed carry privileges in their home state to exercise those rights in any other state that allows concealed carry, while still abiding by that […]

Cornyn: Focus Only on Weapons in Shootings Misses Potential Solutions

News Share on email Share on linkedin Share on facebook As horrific as these incidents are, one of the abject lessons, I think, of what happened in Highland Park is the strictest gun laws in the nation did not prevent this terrible act. If we focus just on the instrumentality, on the tool, on the […]

VIDEO: On Fox, Cornyn Discusses the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act

News Share on email Share on linkedin Share on facebook No parent wants to send their child to school fearful for their safety. This bill… does not infringe on the rights of law-abiding gun owners. They’re not the problem. I think we’ve threaded the needle in a way that protects the right of law-abiding citizens, […]

Cornyn’s Bipartisan Safer Communities Act Endorsed by Key Groups, Editorial Boards

News Share on email Share on linkedin Share on facebook The bill preserves gun rights while trying to keep guns away from the dangerous. That’s a step forward. – WSJ Editorial Board WASHINGTON – A coalition of leading law enforcement, mental health, domestic violence, and education groups have endorsed Senator John Cornyn (R-TX)’s Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, […]

Cornyn, Bipartisan Group of Senators Announce Bipartisan Safer Communities Act

News Share on email Share on linkedin Share on facebook WASHINGTON – Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Chris Murphy (D-CT), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), and Thom Tillis (R-NC) released the following statement: “Today, we finalized bipartisan, commonsense legislation to protect America’s children, keep our schools safe, and reduce the threat of violence across our country. Our legislation […]

Cornyn Details Due Process Protections in Mental Health, School Safety Bill

News Share on email Share on linkedin Share on facebook Unless a person is convicted of a crime or is adjudicated mentally ill, their ability to purchase a firearm will not be impacted by this legislation. What we’re trying do is prevent dangerous individuals from unleashing violence on their communities, and one way of achieving […]