Senator Cornyn

Cornyn: ‘No National “Red Flag” Law’

News Share on email Share on linkedin Share on facebook None of what we are proposing would create a national “red flag law. The existence or lack of a “red flag” law should not impact any state’s ability to receive funds for crisis intervention. And if a state does want to use this money to […]

VIDEO: On Fox, Cornyn Pitches Mental Health, School Safety Framework

News Share on email Share on linkedin Share on facebook The goal is to keep guns out of the hands of people with criminal backgrounds and people with mental health problems, which is the current law. WASHINGTON – Today on Fox News’ Fox & Friends, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed provisions of the recently announced framework for potential […]

VIDEO: Cornyn Discusses Framework for Negotiations on Mental Health, School Safety

News Share on email Share on linkedin Share on facebook Over the weekend, there was an agreement reached between 20 senators, ten Republicans and ten Democrats, on a framework or principles for bipartisan legislation to keep our kids and our communities safe. 16 states have red flag laws… It’s absolutely critical that each and every […]

Cornyn, Bipartisan Senators Announce Agreement

News Share on email Share on linkedin Share on facebook WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-Texas), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), along with Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Cory Booker (D- N.J.), Richard Burr (R-N.C.), Bill Cassidy (R-La.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Chris Coons (D-Del.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Mark Kelly […]

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

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Bill Hagerty (R-TN), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), and Jim Inhofe (R-OK), along with several of their Senate GOP colleagues, today introduced the Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act. This legislation will allow individuals with concealed carry privileges in their home state to exercise those rights in any other state with concealed carry […]

Cornyn Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Bolster Background Check System

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) today introduced the NICS Denial Notification Act, bipartisan legislation that would help states enforce existing laws against individuals who attempt to purchase firearms but have no legal right to do so. This bill would require federal authorities to alert state and local law enforcement within 24 hours when an ineligible individual […]

Cornyn, GOP Colleagues Send Letter to FBI and ATF on Firearms Background Check System during Coronavirus Pandemic

WASHINGTON— U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) sent a letter today to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) Acting Director Regina Lombardo encouraging them to protect public safety while respecting the Second Amendment and federal law related to the three business day waiting period for firearm purchases […]