April 15, 2024

Congressman Andy Kim Lands Endorsement From Giffords PAC in His Bid for U.S. Senate

MOORESTOWN N.J. – Today, Congressman Andy Kim announced the endorsement from Giffords PAC, a national gun violence prevention organization founded by former Congresswoman, gun violence survivor, and activist Gabby Giffords. Giffords PAC works to elect candidates to office across all levels of government on both sides of the aisle who will enact the gun laws America badly needs, and works to defeat candidates bought and paid for by the NRA. Congressman Kim was previously endorsed by Giffords PAC in his 2018, 2020 and 2022 congressional races.

“Giffords PAC works every day to elect candidates who will offer common sense solutions to our country’s gun violence epidemic, and I am proud to have their support this year,” said Congressman Andy Kim. “Gun violence is everywhere in America from the classroom to the grocery store, and it doesn’t have to be this way. I’m ready to keep working with Giffords PAC to keep our families and communities safe.”

"Congressman Andy Kim is the leader New Jersey families need and deserve in the US Senate. Amid challenging times, his moral compass has never wavered, and he's proven to be a tireless advocate against gun violence,” said Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. “In the US House, Congressman Kim has reached across the aisle to work toward background checks on all gun sales and has helped pass the first major gun safety law in nearly thirty years. I'm proud to endorse Congressman Kim today. I know he’ll help build a safer future for every American and make New Jersey proud."

As a member of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, Congressman Andy Kim has been a leader in enacting meaningful legislation. In Congress, Andy co-sponsored and voted to pass into law the Bipartisan Background Checks Act, a landmark bill that represented the biggest advancement in gun violence prevention in more than a decade. The law includes enhanced background checks, protections for victims of domestic violence, and hundreds of millions of dollars for states like New Jersey for mental health services. Kim has also co-sponsored and worked to pass in the House the Enhanced Background Checks Act, which would close critical loopholes and improve background checks to keep guns out of the wrong hands, and has also co-sponsored the Assault Weapons Ban.

Congressman Andy Kim is a three-term Member of Congress first elected in 2018 and is the first Asian American elected to federal office from New Jersey. In 2018 and 2020, Andy defeated two self-funding millionaires in a district carried by former President Trump, and in 2022 Kim defeated his third self-funding millionaire opponent by 12 points.

In his three terms in Congress, Andy has worked hard to lower costs for New Jersey families and help support small businesses through challenging times. Andy has also been a leading champion in fighting against corruption in our broken politics.