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U.S. Attorneys Protect Victims of Domestic Violence by Enforcing Federal Gun Laws

United States Attorney Erin Nealy Cox
December 7, 2020

United States Attorney Erin Nealy Cox chairs the Attorney General’s Domestic Violence Working Group and serves as the chief law enforcement officer to over 100 counties and eight million people in the Northern District of Texas. As she explains, while domestic violence crimes are prosecuted at the local and state level, she and her fellow United States Attorneys use federal gun laws to remove firearms from people who have local or state convictions for domestic violence in an effort to keep victims, survivors and their families safe.

Updated January 20, 2021