2. } Yet in the United States today, deep race and class disparities persist in policing, prosecution, and sentencing. display: inline-block; display: flex; I support a ban on the sale of semi-automatic rifles (assault weapons) and high-capacity magazines to the general public. For a full list of campaign themes, click here. Your insurance will be your choice. background-color: #ccf; Ossoff, an investigative journalist and former congressional candidate, had 50.3 percent of the vote to Perdue's 49.7 percent when The Associated Press called the race on Wednesday, with 98 . margin-right: 12px; Would you like to join our advisory group to work with us on the future of GovTrack? .votebox-results-metadata { } 271 17th Street NW Suite 1510 Atlanta, GA 30363 Phone: 470-786-7800 Fax: 404-949-0912. The process could move quicker if county election officials provide their official numbers to the state earlier. Most gun owners are responsible, qualified, and own weapons in good faith. display: inline; WATCH. z-index:1; That's because Warnock is filling the remainder of Former U.S. Senate David Perdue, who lost his seat to Jon Ossoff in the 2020 election, is also exploring a run. Thats why Ill support a historic infrastructure plan that includes massive investments in clean energy, energy efficiency, and environmental protection. This is part of a new project to develop better tools for bringing real-time legislative data into the classroom. Infrastructure is often taken for granted. display: table; Join 10 million other Americans using GovTrack to learn about and contact your representative and senators and track what Congress is doing each day. This special election was one of the first chances since 2016 for the Democratic Party to reduce the Republican House majority. We identified the key votes below using Congress' top-viewed bills list and through marquee coverage of certain votes on Ballotpedia. The President has been negligent and erratic. column-count: auto; Be transparent about how many additional beds, respiratory critical care units, and isolation wards will be built, where, and by when. Do you want a spreadsheet of this type of data? Health (8%). The link between health and wealth must be broken. } flex: 0 0 150px; We can do these things and defeat the virus together. padding-top: 5px; Ossoff raised more than $23 million.[1]. } break-inside: avoid-column; document.getElementById('leg-hnt-content64032298b1067').classList.add('leg-hnt-hide'); The fastest and most generous help should go to those who need it the most. Jon Ossoff (Democratic Party) is a member of the U.S. Senate from Georgia. } .results_table_container { top: -5px; font-size: 2em; The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022 (H.R. Click here to read his survey answers. (This effort should have begun in January.). By JEFF McMURRAY } Rather than relying on subsidies for Wall Street as economic stimulus and hoping the benefits trickle down, Ill support policies that help Georgias families make and save more money: fast and generous direct emergency relief during economic crises, lower taxes for all but the wealthiest Americans, debt-free public college, free vocational training, and health care guaranteed at an affordable price. font-size: 12px; U.S. Congress | margin-bottom: 4px; ADVERTISEMENT. Atlanta Office. .votebox { display: inline-block; He won in the general runoff election on January 5, 2021. Choose from the options above to find the right way to contact Ossoff. Consider what weve achieved together when weve brought to bear all that we must: the miraculous industrial mobilization of World War II, the New Deal, the Apollo program. Most legislation has no activity after being introduced. Now, a man is arrested, Georgias Carter will try to protect draft status at pro day, Georgias Stegeman Coliseum closed after ceiling piece falls, DC conflict reflects wider efforts undermining local control, Missing 16-year-old found shot to death in homes backyard, Georgia police say, This beach in Georgia ranks as one of nations best again. . padding-bottom: 5px; Before his election to the Senate, Jon led a team that exposed ISIS war crimes, atrocities committed by peacekeeping troops, human trafficking, fraud, theft, corruption, corporate abuse, and murder as the CEO of a 30-year-old company that produces investigations of official corruption, organized crime, and . event.srcElement.innerText = '[hide]'; position: absolute; Establish clear policies for the self-quarantine of infected Americans until they are healthy. @media screen and (max-width: 350px) { Our highest hopes are that these efforts are swiftly effective and the virus is less lethal than suspected. top: -1px; height: 56px; Resolution Agreed to 80/15 on Dec 1, 2022. Upgraded infrastructure will make life safer and more convenient, support commerce, attract investment, protect our environment, and improve our health. Class II terms run from the beginning of the 117th Congress on January 3, 2021, to the end of the 119th Congress on January 3, 2027. }. text-align: center; complete the Ballotpedia Candidate Connection Survey. The Postal Service Reform Act of 2022 (H.R. .inner_percentage.Republican { Click here to read my full plan to strengthen Georgias HBCUs. With their victories, Warnock and Ossoff made history. .mw-content-ltr td.votebox-results-cell--text, .inner_percentage.Democratic { Its an open protocol, which means it does not have an owner using the platform You can try your luck by visiting Ossoffs website. 5305) was a bill passed by the 117th Congress and signed into law by President Joe Biden (D) on September 30, 2021, that provided for continuing fiscal year 2022 appropriations to federal agencies through December 3, 2021, in order to prevent a government shutdown that would have otherwise occurred if fiscal year 2022 appropriations bills had not been passed by October 1, 2021.

. Meanwhile Republican nominee Ron DeSantis focuses on combining . It provided for some fiscal year 2023 appropriations, supplemental funds for Ukraine, and extended several other programs and authorities. color: white; width: 350px; font-size: .9em; position: relative; And Ill introduce legislation to expand the U.S. Public Health Service so it can recruit, train, and deploy more medical teams to clinics across Georgia and the nation. Visit us on Mastodon font-weight: 500; Equip medical experts to track the virus, defending privacy and civil liberties along the way. display: block; .inner_percentage, .inner_percentage.Nonpartisan, .inner_percentage.Independent, .inner_percentage.Constitution, .inner_percentage.unknown { } margin: 5px auto; C-SPAN is a private, non-profit public service of the cable television industry that covers the political process. background-color: #f9d334; margin: 0; Please help us make GovTrack better address the needs of educators by joining our advisory group. The elections are called, and their opponents have conceded. background-color: #6db24f; to bait violent anti-democratic conspiracy theories or to engage in anti-semitism. } In the Senate. The GOP and David Perdue have also long planned to cut Medicare, putting health care for seniors at risk. } HBCUs face devastating hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the Senate, Ill fight for equal rights and equal protection under the law for all Americans, regardless of gender or sexual orientation. I run a business that investigates bribery and the abuse of power worldwide. .source-link { Were looking to learn more about who uses GovTrack and what features you find helpful or think could be improved. Interns wanted: Get paid to help ensure that every voter has unbiased election information. background: #4c4c4c; 2026 is far too far ahead to predict, not least because there is a presidential election in the meantime. .race_header.democratic { "We're investing heavily here in the Georgia six race, but I'm traveling across the country. If youve visited a bill page on GovTrack.us recently, you may have noticed a new study guide tab located just below the bill title. width: 100%; Ossoff becomes the first Jewish senator for Georgia. among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. } column-rule: 1px solid #aaa; This story was originally published January 8, 2021, 4:19 PM. color: #0645ad; $('.hideResponses').show(); padding-bottom: 5px; Nominee Lloyd Austin , Democratic legislation would ban Donald Trump from entering Capitol Building again, Social Media Child Protection Act would ban children younger than 16 from platforms like TikTok, REAL House Act, Equal Voice Act would each increase number of House of Representatives members, Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, S. 2899 (117th): Prison Camera Reform Act of 2021, S. 2796 (117th): Rural Opioid Abuse Prevention Act, S. 4359 (117th): Senator Johnny Isakson VA Regional Office Act of 2022, S. 3655 (117th): Civil Rights Cold Case Investigations Support Act of 2022, S. 4286 (117th): TBI and PTSD Law Enforcement Training Act, S. 2305 (117th): Cybersecurity Opportunity Act, S. 2365 (117th): Local Transit Planning Support Act, S. 643: A bill to amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to modernize the , S. 507: A bill to establish the Ralph David Abernathy, Sr., National Historic Site, and . border-bottom: 1px solid #aaa; Launched in 2004, GovTrack helps everyone learn about and track the activities of the United States Congress. width: 100%; I will defend marriage equality and the right of gay couples to adopt children. Submit. The high cost is driven by the corrupt influence of the insurance and drug industries in Washington - a devastating product of our broken campaign finance system. Jon Ossoff completed Ballotpedia's Candidate Connection survey in 2020. The survey questions appear in bold and are followed by Ossoff's responses. The LGBTQ community will be able to count on me to stand with them as a strong and outspoken ally. In the Senate, I will only vote to confirm federal judges who pledge to uphold Roe v. Wade. Ill push for America to immediately re-enter the Paris Climate Accords and then to lead negotiation of an even more ambitious climate treaty.

float:right; 		} else { While fellow Democrat Jon Ossoff won't face the voters again until 2026, Warnock must run again next year to keep his seat in the U.S. Senate. 		margin-top: 16px; But at minimum, the next few months are going to be hard. We dont track why legislators miss votes, but its often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office. The bill required a 3/5 majority vote in the Senate to invoke cloture and a 1/2 majority vote on passage. Ill push for fast advances in sustainability  including a rapidly phased-in ban on single-use plastics, strongly enforced treaties to protect oceans and fisheries, aggressive protection of endangered species and habitats, increased fines for spills and contamination, and stricter controls on toxic chemicals. See full analysis methodology. Following a series of meetings with HBCU administrators, faculty, and alumni leaders this summer, it is clear these long-term policy priorities must include: To develop this plan I convened a series of meetings with Presidents, Vice Presidents, staff, and alumni leaders from Albany State University, Fort Valley State University, Interdenominational Theological Center, Morris Brown College, Clark Atlanta University, Spelman College and the Atlanta University Center Consortium to listen and understand the immediate and long-term needs of these institutions. This wont last forever. 		background-color: #db0000; Ossoff was the Democratic candidate in the most expensive House race in history for Georgia's 6th Congressional District. Senators in Class II were elected to office in the November 2020 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election. 		font-size: 0.9em; We hope to enable educators to build lesson plans centered around any bill or vote in Congress, even those as recent as yesterday. Lobbying and political contributions should not buy bailout money, unfair subsidies, or impunity for labor and environmental abuses. 		font-size: 110%; Ossoff will be the first Jewish senator from Georgia. 	} Click here to contact our editorial staff, and click here to report an error. Get the Latest Updates from Senator Jon Ossoff. 		color: #888; 		text-align: center; . It needed only a simple majority to pass, but received 87 , This was a vote to waive the seven-year waiting period for former military to serve in the civilian position of Defense Secretary. Go fast! Since 2013, I have been the CEO of Insight TWI, a 30-year old media production company that produces investigations of corruption, organized crime, and war crimes that are broadcast internationally to a global television audience of hundreds of millions. RealClearPolitics - Election 2020 - Georgia Senate - Perdue vs. Ossoff 		color: #6db24f; I believe that women, not the government, should control the private, personal, and complex decision whether to terminate a pregnancy. 	.leg-hnt-flex-row { p.survey-response {margin-left:10px;}    .contact_office { margin-top: 0.3em; margin-bottom: 0em;margin-right: 0.5em;} For the January runoffs, that date falls on Jan. 15 The Secretary of States office must certify statewide results by Jan. 22. Ill support an immigration policy that strengthens our borders, puts American workers first, respects human rights, and creates a path to legal status for undocumented immigrants who are already here and otherwise follow the law, especially those brought here as children. border:1px solid #FFB81F; He 	} 				overflow-y: hidden; Jon Ossoff is next up in 2026, but Raphael Warnock is up again in 2022. Ideology-Leadership Chart Ossoff is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. State legislature | $5. By joining our advisory group, you can help us make GovTrack more useful and engaging to young voters like you. 	} } After eight years of Chris Sununu, two rising-star from their own parties respectively vie to succeed him. 		border-radius: 50%; 			.votebox-scroll-container { 		margin-top: 1em; })  			document.getElementById('leg-hnt-content64032298b1067').classList.remove('leg-hnt-hide'); 	.race_footer { Counties | Education should expand our opportunities. Ossoff is next up for reelection in 2026 and serves until Jan 3, 2027. We need complete transparency and rigorous accountability. 		margin-right: 10px; 		column-gap: 1em; Banks and landlords are threatening foreclosure and eviction. Hackers/journalists/researchers: See these open data sources. There were no incumbents in this race. Before joining McClatchy, he worked for The (Shreveport La.) 			 Ballot measures, Who represents me? He assumed office on January 20, 2021. In May 2024, Ossoff had mass dms sent to people to encourage election signups to fill government vacancies for the 2024 elections. The Women's Health Protection Act of 2021 (H.R. 		width: 100% 	} 	} 	} 	width: 150px; 		font-size: 1.25em; 	.leg-hnt-title { Were still America. 		padding-top: 8px; 	padding-left: 10px; (function() { } The health of the environment is vital to our own health, prosperity, and security. 		width: 50px; 	font-weight: bold; Issues with absentee ballots had to be fixed by Jan. 8. 	.non_result_row th { Mandate the routine disinfection of public spaces and surfaces. Democrats Booker, Cory A. width: 250px; I'll vote to add a nonprofit public option to the ACA exchange while defending every citizen's right to private insurance. a[aria-expanded=true] .fa-chevron-right { display: none; } 	} 		width: 100%; The Continuing Appropriations and Ukraine Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2023 (H.R. We hope to make GovTrack more useful to policy professionals like you. 	.leg-hnt-border-top { And starting in 2019 well be tracking Congresss oversight investigations of the executive branch.  Mastodon is an alternative social media platform. The chart below reports missed votes over time. ATLANTA  January 5 marks one year since Georgia made political history, electing Democrats Jon Ossoff and Reverend Raphael Warnock to the U.S. Senate . In the U.S. Senate, I'll work to make quality health care a simple, affordable, and reassuring reality for all of us by supporting Medicaid expansion, a crackdown on price gouging, expansion of the U.S. Public Health Service, and federal investment in health clinics. } 				Sports and Recreation (10%)  That puts them on Jan. 5. 73: A resolution designating February 16, 2023, as International Black Aviation Professionals Day. The health insurance, pharmaceutical, and fossil fuel industries have bought the allegiance of my opponent, Sen. David Perdue, and he in turn has voted in their interests rather than Georgia's interests. Serving our home state has been the honor of a lifetime, and I am very proud of how our team in Georgia and Washington, D.C. fought every day to deliver real results for all eleven million Georgians, a portion of Perdues statement reads. How to vote | The 117th United States Congress began on January 3, 2021 and ended on January 3, 2023. margin-bottom:0px; For someone currently making $10 an hour without benefits, a commercial drivers license or a welding certificate can be life-changing. It was the most expensive U.S. House race in history. 		color: #fff;  		letter-spacing: 0.03em; I want to urge Ossoff to take an action on a bill. However, Trump's victory margin of 1.5 percent over Hillary Clinton in the district in the 2016 presidential race signified that the district could be competitive. 	.leg-hnt-toggle-text { The government's financial safety net for Wall Street is vast & instantaneous, while help for ordinary people & smaller firms has been meager & slow. Nick was given the Georgia Press Associations 2021 Emerging Journalist award for his coverage of elections, COVID-19 and Columbus LGBTQ+ community. But in America today, equality of opportunity isnt a reality  and in so many ways that inequality starts in our educational system. The Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2022 (H.R. That's because his victory over GOP incumbent Kelly. Email. 790 (117th): A resolution condemning the atrocities that occurred in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1906, , H.J.Res. 	.race_header.republican { Click here for more on the Nov. 3, 2020, Senate general election. In July 2024, Ossoff fired his Press Secretary due to inactivity. I run a business that investigates bribery and the abuse of power worldwide. 	.votebox-results-metadata-p { Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will have the tie-breaking vote if senators vote along party lines. And Georgia already faced a shocking health crisis, with among the highest rates of uninsurance and maternal mortality in the country. 	font-weight: bold; But as long as money buys political influence, our governments policies will favor the most powerful special interests, distorting the market to benefit the best connected people and businesses. 	.votebox-covid-disclaimer { Otherwise, try contacting your own senator: You are currently on the website GovTrack.us, which has no affiliation with Ossoff and is not a government website. But severe illness is still spreading exponentially, and many hospitals are warning theyll soon be overwhelmed. State officials have a deadline of Jan. 22. Jeremiah Wright as a modern-day Biblical "prophet." In truth, Wright is so viciously despicable that even Obama, who once worshipped . We hope that with your input we can make GovTrack more accessible to minority and disadvantaged communities who we may currently struggle to reach. div.oneoff-scrollbox.short {  height:250px;  overflow:scroll;  margin:20px;  padding:10px;  border:1px solid gray; } 		margin: 8px auto; We allowed our basic infrastructure to, you know, to atrophy and we have to build strong parties," he said. Ossoff is shown as a purple triangle  in our ideology-leadership chart below. The Extending Government Funding and Delivering Emergency Assistance Act (H.R. 	word-wrap: break-word; 			 	width: 57%; .widget-row.Independent, .widget-row.Nonpartisan, .widget-row.Constitution { Businesses are shuttered. 		padding-left: 8px; GovTrack.us is not a government website. .top_disclaimer { His new voting rights legislation, the Election Worker and Polling Place Protection Act,would help protect election workers and . 		margin-top: 5px; . }, .leg-hnt-container { He is a graduate of Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. 		margin-bottom:16px; In the U.S. Senate, Ill work to make great health insurance a simple, affordable, reassuring reality for all of us.  In the meantime, we must intensify short-term efforts to crack down on the spread. Ill work to reduce our dependence on Chinese supply chains and strengthen domestic producers.  You are encouraged to reuse any material on this site. Click here to read my full plan to strengthen Georgias HBCUs.[33].  		width: 35px !important; 		padding-left: 16px; They will revitalize our economy & lay the foundations for decades of prosperity, environmental sustainability, & health. 		padding-bottom: 3px; }) Our mission is to empower every American with the tools to understand and impact Congress. 				max-height: 580px; They defeated Shane Hazel in the  general election for U.S. Senate Georgia on November 3, 2020. $('.pastResponses').hide();  To create millions of jobs, revitalize our economy, and alleviate poverty, Ill support the most ambitious infrastructure program in history. 

. overflow-y: auto; Ive dedicated my career to fighting corruption. Federal courts | We face an urgent environmental crisis as out-of-control pollution is fast changing the climate, destroying ecosystems, killing off species, and damaging human health. Thats why in the Senate Ill work to make trade school and vocational training free for every American. width: 50%; Rest assured: the fight to advance the American Dream is far from over. Analysis Legislative Metrics Read our 2022 Report Card for Ossoff. Of these, 21 were held by Republicans, and 12 by Democrats.The winners were elected to six-year terms from January 3, 2021, to January 3, 2027. display: block; border-top: 1px solid #aaa; font-weight: bold; padding-left: 0; The 2020-21 United States Senate election in Georgia was held on November 3, 2020, and on January 5, 2021 (as a runoff), to elect the Class II member of the United States Senate to represent the State of Georgia. [26] Handel raised $4 million, relying on national political figures like President Donald Trump in May and Vice President Mike Pence in June to helm fundraisers. They will revitalize our economy and lay the foundations for decades of prosperity, environmental sustainability, and health. list-style-type: circle; Few plans are available, premiums are high, surprise billing is frequent, and dealing with insurance companies can be a nightmare. This is .panel-heading:hover { cursor: pointer;} flex-direction: column; In the Senate I will champion HBCUs to strengthen these gems of Americas higher education system. Crime and Law Enforcement (13%) } .key-messages li {margin-bottom: 10px;} The swearing-in of Georgias newest senators will depend on the pace of county and state election officials. Ballotpedia monitors legislation that receives a vote and highlights the ones that we consider to be key to understanding where elected officials stand on the issues. }) January 18, 2023. We love educating Americans about how their government works too! Thats why Ill vote to reinstate the Glass-Steagall Act, so Federal economic policy serves the long-term prosperity, stability, and financial security of families and productive enterprises, not short-term gains for investment banks, hedge funds, and private equity firms. .results_row.winner { Were still Americans. color: white; Racial profiling, arbitrary detention, brutality, and abuse in detention and incarceration are widespread. } The COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act (S. 937) was a bill passed by the 117th Congress and signed into law by President Joe Biden (D) on May 20, 2021, that included provisions to designate an officer or employee of the. The two campaigns, along with outside organizations, spent more than $50 million on the election. background-color: #f9f9f9; text-align: center; January 6, 2021 Press Release. I support the Second Amendment and I respect the overwhelming majority of gun owners who recognize that guns arent toys; they are lethal and dangerous tools. background-color: white; } } Im having a problem with a government agency, need legal help, want to schedule a meeting or White House tour, or have another question. The bill required a 3/5 majority vote in the Senate to invoke cloture and a 1/2 majority vote on passage. padding-bottom: 8px; She became a successful entrepreneur, a U.S. citizen, and an active participant in our democracy. color: black; .election_results_text { "Un Plan" - Ossoff campaign ad, released November 26, 2020, The New Yorker, "Can This Democrat Win The Georgia Sixth?" I run a small business that exposes corruption, organized crime, and war crimes for news organizations worldwide. font-size: 1.2em; flex-wrap: wrap; It includes energy production and the grid, transit, roads, bridges, tunnels, rail, aviation, ports and waterways, communications, cybersecurity, water treatment and distribution, housing, and public health. Youve cast your vote. If you can, please take a few minutes to help us improve GovTrack for users like you. $('#candidate-connection-email-65254').on('click', () => { ga('send', 'event', 'surveycta', 'surveycta-click-email'); }); .results_row { (D-DE) display: inline-block; left: 0; float: right; .external_links_table { width: auto !important; } } .votebox_bp_logo { That's what we have to do because that's where we fell short in the past. Isolate the virus. 6833) was a bill approved by the 117th Congress and signed into law by President Joe Biden (D) on September 30, 2022. } Ossoff recently introduced the following legislation: View All accessed March 29, 2017, https://ballotpedia.org/wiki/index.php?title=Jon_Ossoff&oldid=9025444, Conflicts in school board elections, 2021-2022, Special Congressional elections (2023-2024), 2022 Congressional Competitiveness Report, State Executive Competitiveness Report, 2022, State Legislative Competitiveness Report, 2022, Partisanship in 2022 United States local elections, The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022 (S. 1605) was a bill passed by the 117th Congress and signed into law by President Joe Biden (D) on December 27, 2021, authorizing. A clear majority of Georgians support reforms to reduce injuries and deaths from gun violence while protecting the Second Amendment right to bear arms. .mw-body #mw-content-text .votebox .race_header h5.votebox-header-election-type { .widget-row.value-only { $('.hideResponses').hide(); Associated Press. background-color: #dac113; U.S. Senate Seats up for Reelection. } clear: both; height: 22px; background-color: #003388; .race_header, .results_text, .results_table_container, .votebox_legend { .results_row td { $('.showResponses').hide(); margin: 0 5px; overflow-x: scroll; The bill required a 3/5 majority vote in the Senate to invoke cloture and a 1/2 majority vote on passage. In an emailed statement from his campaign, the former senator congratulated the Democratic Party and my opponent, but did not address Ossoff by name. I run a business that investigates organized crime and corruption for news organizations worldwide. margin-left: 20px; .hideResponses { display: none;} } Lobbying and political contributions should not buy bailout money, unfair subsidies, or impunity for labor and environmental abuses. $25. text-align: left !important; If you teach United States government and would like to speak with us about bringing legislative data into your classroom, please reach out! $500. LEARN MORE. Warnock becomes the first Black senator to represent the state of Georgia. Each dot is a member of the Senate In recent years, we have investigated and exposed sexual slavery of women and girls by ISIS, crooked judges, foreign officials who steal U.S-funded food and medical aid, contract killers, human traffickers, war crimes, and bribery. width: 100%; Ill vote to protect and strengthen Medicare, and I support offering all Americans a public health insurance option as an affordable alternative to private insurance. $('.collapse').collapse('show'); .votebox-results-cell--number { Spread the word. } The White House ignored the warnings and dismissed the threat. Apply today! .inner_percentage.CrossFiled { In 2014, my company investigated the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, where government mistakes cost lives. We incarcerate tens of thousands guilty of non-violent, victimless crimes, destroying lives and incurring massive costs. She came to this country when she was 23 because she believed in the American Dream, and shes lived it. Perdue conceded Friday afternoon. So many Americans today are held back by student debt cant start a business, start a family, or buy a home because they cant keep up with student loan payments. Hell be up for reelection in 2022. The shocking level of gun violence in America today makes plain the need for gun safety reforms, which will not preclude any responsible and qualified American from owning firearms for home defense, hunting, marksmanship, collection, or recreation.