Congresswoman Cheri Bustos

Representing the 17th District of Illinois
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Protecting the Second Amendment

As someone who proudly grew up in a family of hunters, and as the wife of a Sheriff’s Deputy and the mother of three sons who are avid sportsmen, I am a strong supporter of the Second Amendment.  Alongside protecting the right to bear arms, I will also fight to ensure we have access to public lands for hunting, shooting, fishing and trapping.

More on Protecting the Second Amendment

Jan 5, 2016

Washington, D.C.  - Today, after reviewing President Obama’s Executive Actions to reduce gun violence, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos offered her support for common sense measures to protect Illinoisans. Bustos, who previously co-sponsored the bipartisan King-Thompson bill in Congress to expand criminal background checks to gun shows, internet sales and classified ads (H.R. 1217), issued the following statement:

Dec 19, 2014

SUBJ: Bustos Continues Fighting for the Right Priorities during Second Year in Office
DATE: December 19th, 2014