U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and Congressman Jason Smith (R-Mo.) introduced legislation in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to ease the burden active duty military servicemembers face when renewing concealed-carry licenses while stationed outside of their state of residency. The U.S. Military Right to Carry Act allows servicemembers to renew their permits by mail and requires states to treat members of the military equally to state residents in issuing concealed carry permits.
U.S. Senate Homeland Security Committee Unanimously Passes Hawley-Scott Legislation to Ban TikTok on Government Devices
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee unanimously passed U.S. Senator Josh Hawley’s (R-Mo.) bill to ban TikTok on government devices. Senator Hawley’s bill, introduced with Senator Rick Scott (R-Fla.), will now move to the Senate floor.
Sen. Hawley Challenges Corporate America & Celebrity Sponsors to Pledge Their Supply Chains are #SlaveFree
U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) challenged corporate America and celebrities that hawk their products to pledge that they do not rely on slave labor for production. Senator Hawley announced the pledge this morning and he has already called on Nike, LeBron James, and the National Basketball Association (NBA) to take the pledge.
Senator Hawley, Colleagues Release Plan to Hold Chinese Communist Party Responsible for Coronavirus Pandemic
Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and a group of colleagues joined Senator Martha McSally in introducing the Civil Justice for Victims of China-Originated Viral Infectious Diseases (COVID) Act to hold the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) responsible for the coronavirus global pandemic. The bill incorporates previous stand-alone bills introduced separately by Senator Hawley, Senator McSally and Blackburn, and Senator Cotton to hold the CCP accountable.
U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Smithsonian Museum Secretary Lonnie Bunch requesting he explain the museum’s “Talking About Race” initiative, which until recently featured material claiming “the nuclear family,” “self-reliance,” and “objective, rational linear thinking” are distinctly white traits emblematic of structural racism.
Sen. Hawley to Introduce Bill to Hold Corporate America Accountable for Having Slave Labor in Supply Chains
U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) is introducing legislation to hold American companies accountable for slave labor in their supply chains. The Slave-Free Business Certification Act increases corporate supply chain disclosure requirements, mandates regular audits, requires Chief Executive Officers to certify that their companies’ supply chains do not rely on forced, slave labor, and creates penalties for firms that fail basic minimum standards for human rights. Senator Hawley said, “Corporate...
Senator Hawley Requests Twitter Clarify Employee’s Involvement in Cyberattack and New Questions About Moderation Practices
Senator Hawley sent a letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey requesting he respond to reports that a Twitter employee was involved in Wednesday’s cyberattack and, if true, when Twitter became aware of this fact. Senator Hawley also asked Dorsey to explain screenshots seeming to indicate Twitter engages in “shadowbanning” users and whether these tools have ever been applied to an elected official.
Senator Hawley Calls for Federal Civil Rights Investigation into STL Circuit Attorney’s Targeting of McCloskey Family
Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr calling for a federal civil rights investigation into St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner’s targeting of the McCloskey family for using firearms to defend themselves and their property against a mob of protestors
Hawley Sends Letter to Jack Dorsey on Massive Twitter Hack, Asks for Cooperation with Federal Law Enforcement Agencies
Following a massive Twitter cyberattack during which countless accounts were hacked, including those of former President Barack Obama and presidential nominee Joe Biden, Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey requesting he immediately reach out the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation to take any necessary measures to secure the site.
Senator Hawley Blasts NBA for Kowtowing to Beijing & Refusing to Support U.S. Military and Law Enforcement
Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver blasting the league’s apparent decision to strictly limit messages players can wear on their jerseys to a few pre-approved, social justice slogans while censoring support for law enforcement officers or the military and any criticism of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Senator Hawley writes that, as the NBA is now sanctioning political messages, they must stand up for American values and make clear where they stand on...