Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Jun 2, 2016 In The News

San Diego County Waterfront Park was doused in orange on Thursday for the Wear Orange Walk to commemorate National Gun Violence Awareness Day.

"Blaze orange"-- what hunters often wear in the woods-- is fast becoming the recognized color of those advocating an end to gun violence.

Jun 1, 2016 In The News

The family of a U.S. soldier killed in World War II received eight long overdue medals from Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) Wednesday. 

Army Private Juan Sablan was killed in action in the Philippines during the war.

May 26, 2016 In The News

In a strongly bipartisan 223-195 vote, the U.S. House of Representatives voted last night to ensure that funds from an appropriations bill cannot be used to discriminate against LGBT workers. Rep.

May 26, 2016 In The News

Leading Democrats on Thursday slammed presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump one day before he holds a rally at the San Diego Convention Center.

In a conference call with local media, Rep. Scott Peters, D-San Diego, described the businessman as “dangerous” and “out of touch” with hard-working families.

May 25, 2016 In The News

An LGBT amendment that threw the House floor into a frenzy last week won approval late Wednesday night, meaning that some Republicans switched positions on the discrimination issue yet again.   

May 24, 2016 In The News

In Southfield, just outside of Detroit, where I grew up, my family and many of the families around us didn’t have a lot of money. But the American middle class was strong, and we knew that with a little sacrifice and a lot of hard work, my sisters and I could become whomever we wanted.

May 5, 2016 In The News

This Mother’s Day, I can’t help but reflect on the day I first became a mother. As I held my newborn son, feeling full of hope and promise, little did I know that eight months later we would be huddled over a hospital crib, watching his small body struggle to breathe.

May 5, 2016 In The News

Two San Diego Walgreens stores join a growing list of locations countywide where residents can safely dispose of unneeded medications.

Apr 22, 2016 In The News

Dozens of House Democrats staged a sit-in on the House floor Wednesday in protest of the GOP leadership’s refusal to allow a vote on a gun control measure following the Orlando massacre.