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Stacey Abrams on Gun Control
Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
Click here for 5 full quotes by Stacey Abrams OR click here for Stacey Abrams on other issues.
  • AR-15s are not necessary on our streets. (Nov 2018)
  • Gun-carry license doesn't apply to "campus carry". (Mar 2017)
  • State should enact reasonable restrictions on guns. (Jul 2016)
  • Voted NO on "campus carry;" it won't make students safer. (Mar 2016)
  • Rated 7% by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Aug 2010)
Justin Amash on Gun Control
Independent MI Rep; possible Presidential Challenger
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  • No restrictions on purchase, transport, or possession. (Nov 2010)
Michael Bennet on Gun Control
Democratic Presidential Challenger; CO Senator
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  • Voted YES on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains. (Apr 2009)
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Rated C+ by the NRA, indicating a mixed voting record on gun rights. (Aug 2010)
  • Supports restrictions on right to bear arms. (Nov 2016)
Joe Biden on Gun Control
Former Vice President; previously Democratic Senator (DE)
Click here for 10 full quotes by Joe Biden OR click here for Joe Biden on other issues.
  • Public supports gun control; Congress has not caught up. (May 2013)
  • Moral obligation to diminish senseless gun violence. (Jan 2013)
  • Keep assault weapons ban; close gun show loophole. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on more penalties for gun & drug violations. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on loosening license & background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on maintaining current law: guns sold without trigger locks. (Jul 1998)
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
Mike Bloomberg on Gun Control
Mayor of New York City (Independent)
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  • 80% of NRA members support background checks. (Mar 2013)
  • Background checks do work, and should be highest priority. (Mar 2013)
  • 2006: Created Mayors Against Illegal Guns; now 600 mayors. (Nov 2011)
  • Sued out-of-state gun dealers for selling illegally in NYC. (Sep 2010)
  • Enact common-sense measures to keep guns away from criminals. (Apr 2010)
  • Put the issue of illegal guns back on the national agenda. (Jan 2008)
  • 2nd Amendment doesnít prevent keeping guns from criminals. (Nov 2007)
  • Founder of Mayors Against Illegal Guns. (May 2007)
  • Itís not about gun control, itís about crime control. (Apr 2007)
  • Sued New York City gun dealers to control guns. (Mar 2007)
Cory Booker on Gun Control
Mayor of Newark; N.J. Senator
Click here for 16 full quotes by Cory Booker OR click here for Cory Booker on other issues.
  • Tired of "thoughts and prayers"--this is personal. (Jun 2019)
  • We require licenses to drive; so require licenses for guns. (Jun 2019)
  • Evidence-based laws can lower gun violence. (Jun 2019)
  • Gun control works; refuse to believe it's not doable. (May 2019)
  • 14-part gun control plan, with criminal enforcement. (May 2019)
  • Supports national gun licensing every 5 years. (May 2019)
  • Consensus on common sense gun laws; ready to fight NRA. (Mar 2019)
  • Require background checks; ban assault weapons. (Feb 2019)
  • Failed to pass gun legislation after Orlando mass shooting. (Apr 2017)
  • Prohibit firearms to suspected terrorists. (Jun 2016)
  • $1,000 reward for tip on illegal weapons. (Feb 2016)
  • Common sense gun reform on day one. (Jul 2014)
  • More background checks & gun trace data. (Jul 2014)
  • Criminal gun runners shouldn't have Second Amendment rights. (Oct 2013)
  • Insane to carry concealed loaded weapons cross-state. (Oct 2011)
  • Coalition "Mayors Against Illegal Guns"; Keep state laws. (Oct 2011)
Steve Bullock on Gun Control
Democratic Presidential Challenger; MT Governor
Click here for 6 full quotes by Steve Bullock OR click here for Steve Bullock on other issues.
  • Firearm owners just want to keep their family safe. (Jun 2019)
  • Firearm owners just want to keep their families safe. (Jun 2019)
  • Supports background checks & semi-automatic ban. (Sep 2018)
  • Background checks & age restrictions to reduce gun violence. (Aug 2018)
  • Believes in 2nd Amendment, but not guns in wrong hands. (May 2018)
  • Forever preserve access to public land for hunting & fishing. (Nov 2012)
Pete Buttigieg on Gun Control
Democratic Presidential Challenger; IN Mayor
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  • Respect people's desire for self-defense. (Jun 2019)
  • Common sense gun control can work under Second Amendment. (Apr 2019)
  • Yes to gun control and universal background checks. (Feb 2019)
  • Installed ShotSpotter technology: identify source of gunfire. (Feb 2019)
Julian Castro on Gun Control
Democratic Presidential Challenger; former HUD Secretary
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  • Dems can get common sense gun reform in 2021. (Jun 2019)
  • Sensible gun laws, and address mental health issues. (Apr 2019)
  • Supports background checks at gun shows & assault weapon ban. (Feb 2019)
  • Ban assault weapons. (Jan 2019)
Hillary Clinton on Gun Control
Secretary of State; previously Democratic Senator (NY)
Click here for 35 full quotes by Hillary Clinton OR click here for Hillary Clinton on other issues.
  • I believe in 2nd amendment but 33,000 people died from guns. (Oct 2016)
  • Respect 2nd amendment but close loopholes. (Oct 2016)
  • Gun epidemic is leading cause of death of young black men. (Sep 2016)
  • 2008: Fondly recalled being taught to shoot by grandfather. (Apr 2016)
  • FactCheck: 33,000 gun deaths includes suicides & accidents. (Jan 2016)
  • Arming more people is not appropriate response to terrorism. (Dec 2015)
  • Reverse gun manufacturer immunity; let them get sued. (Nov 2015)
  • Sensible restraints on manufacturer liability & online sales. (Oct 2015)
  • Gun control advocates see Clinton as an ally. (Jun 2015)
  • Rein in idea that anybody can have a gun anywhere, anytime. (May 2014)
  • Balance lawful gun ownership & keeping guns from criminals. (Apr 2008)
  • Give local police access to federal gun tracking info. (Apr 2008)
  • Against illegal guns, crack down on illegal gun dealers. (Jan 2008)
  • Backed off a national licensing registration plan on guns. (Jan 2008)
  • Get assault weapons & guns off the street. (Jul 2007)
  • Background check system could prevent Virginia Tech massacre. (Apr 2007)
  • FactCheck: VA Tech shooter not declared a danger to others. (Apr 2007)
  • Keep guns away from people who shouldnít have them. (Sep 2000)
  • Limit access to weapons; look for early warning signs. (Sep 2000)
  • License and register all handgun sales. (Jun 2000)
  • Tough gun control keeps guns out of wrong hands. (Jul 1999)
  • Gun control protects our children. (Jul 1999)
  • Lock up guns; store ammo separately. (Jun 1999)
  • Ban kidsí unsupervised access to guns. (Jun 1999)
  • Get weapons off the streets; zero tolerance for weapons. (Sep 1996)

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  • I support Brady Bill and closing the Charleston loophole. (Dec 2015)
  • Don't shield gun manufacturers from lawsuits:I vote that way. (Oct 2015)
  • 2000: advocate for national gun registry; 2008: backed off. (May 2014)
  • Let states & cities determine local gun laws. (Apr 2008)
  • Congressí failure at Littleton response inspired Senate run. (Nov 2003)
  • Donít water down sensible gun control legislation. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence. (Mar 2004)
  • Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology. (Aug 2000)
  • Supports restrictions on right to bear arms. (Nov 2016)
Bill de Blasio on Gun Control
NYC Mayor; Democratic Presidential Challenger
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  • Gun ownership should be treated very, very differently. (Jun 2019)
  • Project Fast Track focuses on gangs & illegal guns. (May 2019)
  • Gun laws are necessary to protect the city and ourselves. (Jan 2019)
  • Wall Street for Change: campaign to support gun divestment. (Oct 2013)
John Delaney on Gun Control
Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from MD-6
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  • I support the Second Amendment. (Jun 2019)
  • Seek solutions to gun violence in schools. (May 2018)
  • Supports restrictions on gun purchases. (Sep 2012)
Tulsi Gabbard on Gun Control
Democratic Presidential Challenger; HI Rep.
Click here for 3 full quotes by Tulsi Gabbard OR click here for Tulsi Gabbard on other issues.
  • I support our Second Amendment rights. (Jun 2019)
  • Ban assault weapons; require universal background checks. (Jan 2019)
  • Advocate for sensible gun control. (Nov 2016)
Kirsten Gillibrand on Gun Control
Democratic Senator (NY)
Click here for 19 full quotes by Kirsten Gillibrand OR click here for Kirsten Gillibrand on other issues.
  • NRA is the worst organization in America. (Jun 2019)
  • Ban bump stocks; reduce lobbying power of NRA. (Jun 2019)
  • Supports stricter laws now; didn't when in the House. (May 2019)
  • 2008: signed amicus brief to overturn DC handgun ban. (Mar 2019)
  • 2009: Fight gun violence; 2010: "F" rating from NRA. (Mar 2019)
  • 2006: "A" rating from NRA; 2019: apologizes. (Jan 2019)
  • Ban high-capacity magazines; close gun-show loophole. (Jan 2019)
  • Embarrassed at previous NRA "A" rating; now rated "F". (Jan 2019)
  • Inaction on mass shootings due to greed of NRA & gunmakers. (Nov 2018)
  • Owns guns, which she keeps unloaded under the bed. (Sep 2014)
  • Shifted to left because "I fight for my constituents". (Oct 2010)
  • Track data on illegal gun traffickers. (Apr 2010)
  • Earned high rating from the National Rifle Association. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains. (Apr 2009)
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Aug 2010)
  • Ban large-capacity ammunition. (Jan 2013)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Mike Gravel on Gun Control
Libertarian for President; Former Democratic Senator (AK)
Click here for 4 full quotes by Mike Gravel OR click here for Mike Gravel on other issues.
  • Doesnít hunt, but shot moose injured by Alaskan trains. (May 2008)
  • License for concealed carry; teach firearms safety. (Apr 2008)
  • Military culture causes more gun violence. (Jul 2007)
  • Require license & training for gun ownership. (May 2007)
Kamala Harris on Gun Control
Democratic candidate for President; California Senator
Click here for 7 full quotes by Kamala Harris OR click here for Kamala Harris on other issues.
  • If Congress won't act on guns, I will, by executive action. (May 2019)
  • If Congress won't pass gun laws, do it by executive action. (Apr 2019)
  • No reason we have assault weapons in a civil society. (Jan 2019)
  • We cannot tolerate society with our babies being slaughtered. (Feb 2018)
  • No gun ownership for dangerous convicts or mentally ill. (Apr 2016)
  • Rated 7% by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Aug 2010)
  • Supports restrictions on right to bear arms. (Nov 2016)
Howie Hawkins on Gun Control
Green Challenger
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  • Strengthen existing federal gun restrictions. (Oct 2006)
John Hickenlooper on Gun Control
Democratic Presidential Challenger; CO Governor
Click here for 10 full quotes by John Hickenlooper OR click here for John Hickenlooper on other issues.
  • Guns make you less safe, not more. (Jun 2019)
  • Ban on high-capacity magazines. (Mar 2019)
  • Mental illness & weak gun laws both contribute to violence. (Mar 2019)
  • School shootings weaken country by terrorizing ourselves. (Feb 2018)
  • Develop a program to reduce suicides by gun. (Jan 2016)
  • CO cares about 2nd Amendment, but also safe communities. (Dec 2013)
  • Universal background checks & ban on high capacity magazines. (Dec 2013)
  • State Senate "Line item recall" about too-strict gun control. (Sep 2013)
  • Universal background checks but no assault weapon ban. (Mar 2013)
  • Keep guns out of the hands of mentally ill. (Jan 2013)
Larry Hogan on Gun Control
Republican Maryland Governor
Click here for 4 full quotes by Larry Hogan OR click here for Larry Hogan on other issues.
  • Ban bump stocks and other rapid-trigger devices. (Jul 2018)
  • Increase age of unsupervised access from 16 to 18. (Jul 2018)
  • Tougher sentences for people who commit crimes with a gun. (Apr 2018)
  • Instant background checks tied to the federal system. (Sep 2014)
Jay Inslee on Gun Control
Democratic WA Governor; Former Representative (WA-1)
Click here for 10 full quotes by Jay Inslee OR click here for Jay Inslee on other issues.
  • Lost seat over assault weapons bill; confront NRA again. (Apr 2019)
  • Acted for common-sense gun-safety where Congress won't. (Jan 2019)
  • Arming teachers with guns is ridiculous. (Jan 2019)
  • Pass common-sense gun laws. (Jan 2018)
  • Gun violence is a public health crisis. ()
  • Voted NO on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
John Kasich on Gun Control
Republican Governor; previously Representative (OH-12); 2000 & 2016 candidate for President
Click here for 13 full quotes by John Kasich OR click here for John Kasich on other issues.
  • 1999: Cool off after school shootings; 2018: time for action. (Nov 2018)
  • Learn from mass shooting tragedies and take action. (Sep 2018)
  • Significant changes, while we protect the Second Amendment. (Mar 2018)
  • We need bipartisan gun reform to deal with mass shootings. (Feb 2018)
  • Background checks and increased attention to mental illness. (Feb 2018)
  • Supports state reciprocity and concealed carry. (Dec 2017)
  • Registering mentally ill is first priority in gun control. (Nov 2015)
  • 2nd Amendment advocate: NRA rating changed from "F" to "A". (Aug 2015)
  • Keep existing restrictions, but tighten up on terrorist guns. (Nov 1996)
  • Cool off before making new gun laws after Littleton. (May 1999)
  • More parenting better than more gun laws. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
Amy Klobuchar on Gun Control
DFL Sr Senator (MN)
Click here for 10 full quotes by Amy Klobuchar OR click here for Amy Klobuchar on other issues.
  • No gun confiscation; sensible gun laws don't hurt hunters. (Jun 2019)
  • Commonsense gun laws have wide support. (Feb 2019)
  • Sensible reforms like enhanced background checks. (Jun 2016)
  • I would do nothing to hurt hunting. (Jan 2006)
  • Extend the ban on assault weapons. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted YES on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting foreign & UN aid that restricts US gun ownership. (Sep 2007)
  • Ban large-capacity ammunition. (Jan 2013)
  • Restrict right to bear arms, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
Wayne Messam on Gun Control
FL Mayor; Democratic Presidential Challenger
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  • Sued state of Florida to allow municipal gun control. (Apr 2019)
  • Reduce gun violence by 50%. (Apr 2019)
  • Opposed state law preventing discussion of gun control. (Mar 2019)
Seth Moulton on Gun Control
Democratic Presidential Challenger; MA Rep.
Click here for 7 full quotes by Seth Moulton OR click here for Seth Moulton on other issues.
  • There's no need for weapons of war on our streets. (Jun 2019)
  • Ban bump stocks; bar terrorists from gun purchases. (Apr 2019)
  • For background checks & assault weapons ban. (Apr 2019)
  • It's time for universal background checks. (Sep 2014)
  • Supports restricting right to bear arms (Christian Coalition). (Aug 2014)
  • Supports restricting guns, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Supports restricting guns, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
Beto O`Rourke on Gun Control
Democratic candidate for President; Texas Senator nominee
Click here for 7 full quotes by Beto O`Rourke OR click here for Beto O`Rourke on other issues.
  • Weapons of war belong on battlefield, not in our communities. (Jun 2019)
  • We need to stop listening to NRA and gun lobby. (Jun 2019)
  • Background checks; limit assault rifles. (Apr 2019)
  • Supports Second Amendment with sensible gun laws. (Oct 2018)
  • Universal background checks; ban assault weapons. (Oct 2018)
  • Supports common sense gun laws. (Jul 2016)
  • Restrict right to bear arms, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
Barack Obama on Gun Control
Democratic incumbent President; IL Senator (2004-2008)
Click here for 18 full quotes by Barack Obama OR click here for Barack Obama on other issues.
  • Stricter gun rules, with or without Congress. (Jan 2014)
  • Gun violence victims deserve a vote. (Feb 2013)
  • I believe in 2nd Amendment, but not war weapons on streets. (Oct 2012)
  • Fast-and-Furious: no prosecutions for Mexican gun/drug snafu. (Jun 2012)
  • Midwestern "bitter clingers" frustrated over broken promises. (Aug 2009)
  • Opposed bill okaying illegal gun use in home invasions. (Aug 2008)
  • Ok for states & cities to determine local gun laws. (Apr 2008)
  • FactCheck: Yes, Obama endorsed Illinois handgun ban. (Apr 2008)
  • April 2008: "Bittergate" labeled Obama elitist. (Apr 2008)
  • Respect 2nd Amendment, but local gun bans ok. (Feb 2008)
  • Provide some common-sense enforcement on gun licensing. (Jan 2008)
  • 2000: cosponsored bill to limit purchases to 1 gun per month. (Oct 2007)
  • Concealed carry OK for retired police officers. (Aug 2007)
  • Stop unscrupulous gun dealers dumping guns in cities. (Jul 2007)
  • Keep guns out of inner cities--but also problem of morality. (Oct 2006)
  • Bush erred in failing to renew assault weapons ban. (Oct 2004)
  • Ban semi-automatics, and more possession restrictions. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jul 2005)
Mike Pence on Gun Control
Republian nominee for Vice President; Governor of Indiana; former Representative (IN-6)
Click here for 10 full quotes by Mike Pence OR click here for Mike Pence on other issues.
  • Gun ownership increases public safety. (Jan 2016)
  • Second Amendment guarantees a fundamental, individual right. (Oct 2012)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Jan 2011)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Tim Ryan on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (OH-17)
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  • We need mental health counseling to prevent mass shootings. (Jun 2019)
  • Went from NRA A-rating to pro-gun control. (Apr 2019)
  • Soured on NRA after Sandy Hook. (Mar 2019)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Jan 2011)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Bernie Sanders on Gun Control
Democratic primary challenger; Independent VT Senator; previously Representative (VT-At-Large)
Click here for 32 full quotes by Bernie Sanders OR click here for Bernie Sanders on other issues.
  • 2013: state decisions on guns; 2019: federal legislation. (Jun 2019)
  • Buy back assault weapons, and ban their sale. (Jun 2019)
  • Ban assault weapons; automatic background checks. (Feb 2019)
  • To pass gun controls, Congress needs guts to stand up to NRA. (May 2018)
  • We aren't divided on guns: just sick & tired of gun violence. (Mar 2018)
  • Applaud students taking action to prevent school shootings. (Feb 2018)
  • Intervene with mental illness, to prevent mass shootings. (Nov 2016)
  • FactCheck: No, never supported by National Rifle Association. (Apr 2016)
  • Ok to sue gun manufacturers if they sell for misuse. (Apr 2016)
  • I have shown courage against NRA on gun issues. (Dec 2015)
  • People have the right to buy guns, with sensible regulations. (Dec 2015)
  • Do more than reverse gun manufacturer immunity. (Nov 2015)
  • I want to shield gun shops from lawsuits, not manufacturers. (Oct 2015)
  • Deal federally with straw-man gun purchasers. (Oct 2015)
  • Bring together rural states & urban states with common sense. (Oct 2015)
  • Common sense, incremental gun control plan. (Oct 2015)
  • 1988: NRA opposed Congressional opponents more than him. (Sep 2015)
  • Ban semiautomatic guns & gun show loophole. (Aug 2015)
  • Instant background checks: no guns for criminals or unstable. (Jul 2015)
  • Guns in Vermont are for hunting; but in L.A. are for killing. (Jul 2015)
  • Gun legislation must work for both rural & urban Americans. (Jun 2015)
  • Mixed approach to gun control vs. gun rights. (Apr 2015)
  • I'm pro-hunting, but no one needs an AK-47 to hunt. (Jun 1997)

    Voting Record

  • OpEd: pro-gun votes in line with VT's political norms. (Jun 2015)
  • Voted YES on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting foreign & UN aid that restricts US gun ownership. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Restrict right to bear arms, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
Howard Schultz on Gun Control
Starbucks CEO; independent candidate for President
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  • Honor Second Amendment but enact sensible gun laws. (Feb 2019)
  • False choice between gun ban and unlimited gun ownership. (Feb 2019)
  • 2013: Requested customers not bring guns to Starbucks. (Sep 2013)
Joe Sestak on Gun Control
Democratic Senate Challenger; former Navy Admiral
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  • Strong proponent of common sense gun laws. (Jun 2019)
  • Extend the ban on assault weapons. (May 2010)
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Aug 2010)
Tom Steyer on Gun Control
Democratic Presidential Challenger; CEO
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  • Targets youth voter registration for pro gun control votes. (Feb 2018)
Eric Swalwell on Gun Control
Withdrawn Democratic Presidential Challenger; CA Rep
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  • Mandatory gun buy-back, but not pistols or rifles. (Jun 2019)
  • No problem with people owning handguns. (Jun 2019)
  • Assault weapon buyback program, with criminal enforcement. (May 2019)
  • National ban and buyback of semiautomatic assault weapons. (May 2019)
  • Be big; be bold; do good; gun control. (Apr 2019)
  • Banning assault weapons does not mean broad gun ban. (Apr 2019)
  • I want to lead on gun violence issues. (Apr 2019)
  • Ban assault weapons, buyback for those out there. (Apr 2019)
  • After mass shootings, time to make gun control an issue. (Apr 2019)
  • Ban assault weapons and buy back as many as possible. (May 2018)
Donald Trump on Gun Control
2016 Republican nominee for President; 2000 Reform Primary Challenger for President
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  • Remove weapons from dangerous individuals, not all Americans. (Mar 2018)
  • Arm public school employees to prevent school shootings. (Mar 2018)
  • Opposes arming school teachers against school shootings. (Mar 2018)
  • Teachers with gun training should be allowed to carry. (Feb 2018)
  • End gun-free zones in schools & military bases. (Jan 2017)
  • We need Supreme Court to stand up for the 2nd Amendment. (Oct 2016)
  • Appoint Supreme Court judges who respect 2nd amendment. (Oct 2016)
  • No guns for people on terrorist watch-list. (Sep 2016)
  • Buying lots of ammunition & body armor should be a red flag. (Jun 2016)
  • Mass shootings are due to a huge mental health problem. (Jan 2016)
  • No limits on guns; they save lives. (Jan 2016)
  • Keep enemies of the state away from guns. (Nov 2015)
  • Make concealed-carry permits valid across all states. (Nov 2015)
  • Gun-free zones are target practice for sickos. (Oct 2015)
  • Gun ownership makes US safer, not more dangerous. (Oct 2015)
  • Mental health more important than gun control. (Oct 2015)
  • Laws are ineffective in preventing gun violence. (Oct 2015)
  • Gun violence is inevitable; regulations won't help. (Oct 2015)
  • Protect the Second Amendment, but address mental health. (Sep 2015)
  • Take guns from good people & bad people have target practice. (Jul 2015)
  • A very strong person on the Second Amendment. (Jun 2015)
  • I am against gun control. (Feb 2011)
  • Dems and Reps are both wrong on guns. (Jul 2000)
  • For assault weapon ban, waiting period, & background check. (Jul 2000)
  • Opposes restrictions on right to bear arms. (Nov 2016)
Jesse Ventura on Gun Control
Former Independent MN Governor
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  • Gun responsibility goes with gun rights. (Jul 2000)
  • Guns are designed to kill; respect them. (Jan 1999)
  • If youíre going to own a gun, know what youíre doing. (Jan 1999)
  • Concealed weapons OK if you can pass safety exam. (Nov 1998)
Arvin Vohra on Gun Control
Libertarian candidate for President; Libertarian Party Vice-Ch
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  • Purpose of guns are to keep government as our servant. (Mar 2018)
  • Remove all gun ownership restrictions. (Dec 2017)
Elizabeth Warren on Gun Control
Massachusetts Senator; head of CFPB
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  • Seven kids will die today from guns: treat it as emergency. (Jun 2019)
  • Sensible gun laws have to be at federal level, not state. (Mar 2019)
  • Huge difference between sportsmen's guns and assault weapons. (Nov 2014)
  • Handguns kill 8 kids a day; why don't we mobilize? (Apr 2014)
  • Extend the federal assault weapons ban. (Jul 2012)
  • Supports gun control. (Aug 2011)
  • Voted YES on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Supports restricting the Second Amendment. (Oct 2012)
  • Ban large-capacity ammunition. (Jan 2013)
Bill Weld on Gun Control
Libertarian Party nominee for Vice President; former Republican Massachusetts Governor
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  • Now Libertarian, changed position to opposing gun control. (May 2016)
  • 2nd Amendment right s are individual rights. (May 2016)
  • Supports gun control. (Aug 2005)
Marianne Williamson on Gun Control
Author & Democratic Presidential Challenger
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  • I am not for messing with the Bill of Rights. (Jun 2019)
  • Don't mess with the Bill of Rights. (Jun 2019)
  • Gun laws are driven by profits of gun manufacturers. (Apr 2019)
  • Ban assault rifles & bump stocks. (Apr 2019)
  • Universal background checks including at gun shows. (Mar 2019)
Andrew Yang on Gun Control
Democratic Presidential Challenger & Tech CEO
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  • Future without handguns is not reality. (Jun 2019)
  • In the future, people will still own handguns. (Jun 2019)
  • Treat guns the way we treat motor vehicles. (Apr 2019)
  • Three-tier gun licensing for common-sense safety. (Mar 2019)
  • Make gun manufacturers liable for mass shootings. (Feb 2019)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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