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The Economic Toll of Gun Violence

How Our Nation Bears the Costs

A hearing before the U. S. Congress Joint Economic Committee will be held on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at 2:30 p.m. ET, in room 1300 of the Longworth House Office Building.

Hearing: “The Economic Toll of Gun Violence:  How Our Nation Bears the Costs”

Chairman Donald S. Beyer Jr. will preside.
Read Chairman Beyer's opening statement.

Read Senator Lee's opening statement.


Ms. Sarah Burd-Sharps
Senior Director for Research 
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund
New York, NY

Read Ms. Sarah Burd-Sharps Testimony

Dr. Chethan Sathya
Pediatric General & Thoracic Surgeon
Cohen Children's Medical Center
Director, Northwell Health Center for Gun Violence Prevention 
Assistant Professor, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra
New York, NY

Read Dr. Chethan Sathya's Testimony

Mr. Ryan Busse
Author of Gunfight
Former Firearms Industry Executive
Senior Advisor, Giffords
Kalispell, MT

Read Mr. Ryan Busse's Testimony

Ms. Amy Swearer 
Legal Fellow
The Heritage Foundation 
Washington, DC

Read Ms. Amy Swearer's Testimony

When: July, 20, 2022 at 2:30 p.m. ET
Where: 1300 Longworth House Office Building