Second Amendment Caucus
Co-ChairsThomas Massie (KY-4)
Lauren Boebert (CO-3)
FoundedDecember 8, 2016; 5 years ago (2016-12-08)
IdeologySecond Amendment rights advocacy
Political positionRight-wing
National affiliationRepublican Party
Colors  Red
Seats in the House Republican Caucus
11 / 211
Seats in the House
11 / 435

The Second Amendment Caucus, also known as the House Second Amendment Caucus, is a congressional caucus consisting of conservative and libertarian Republican members of the United States House of Representatives who support Second Amendment rights.[1] It was formed in 2016 to "promote a pro-gun agenda" according to founding chairman Thomas Massie.[2]

Electoral results

Election year Overall seats Republican seats ±
2016
14 / 435
14 / 241
2018
13 / 435
13 / 199
-1
2020
11 / 435
11 / 211
-2

History

The Second Amendment Caucus was originally established in 2004 by Representative Marilyn Musgrave (R-CO) and existed under that name until 2008. Representative Paul Broun (R-GA) recreated it in 2009 and titled it the Second Amendment Task Force. Thomas Massie reestablished it in December 2016 in light of the 2016 election results with 13 other congressmen.

Members

Arizona

Colorado

Georgia

Kentucky

Ohio

Pennsylvania

South Carolina

Texas

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Former Members

Florida

North Carolina

Michigan

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o Isidro, Lorenz (December 8, 2016). "PRESS RELEASE: Republican Congressmen Form the Congressional Second Amendment Caucus". Congressman Thomas Massie. Retrieved July 4, 2017.
  2. ^ Gutowski, Stephen (December 9, 2016). "House Republicans Form Second Amendment Caucus". The Washington Free Beacon. Retrieved July 4, 2017.
  3. ^ "Colorado's newest congresswoman to co-chair 2nd Amendment Caucus in Congress". January 5, 2021.
  4. ^ "Committees | U.S. Representative Glenn Grothman".