Kevin McCarthy on Gun Control



Preserve Second Amendment rights

Assembly Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy will be presented with the California Rifle and Pistol Association’s Outstanding Legislator Award during the group’s 130th anniversary banquet on Saturday in Irvine. McCarthy said. “My son and I recently went hunting together, enjoying an activity that is truly part of our national heritage, and I will continue working to preserve the Second Amendment rights of all conscientious gun owners and sellers.”
Source: Campaign press release, “Rifle And Pistol Association” , Feb 17, 2006

National cross-state standard for concealed carry.

McCarthy signed H.R.197&S.845

Establishes a national standard for the carrying of concealed firearms (other than a machinegun or destructive device) by non-residents. Authorizes a person who has a valid permit to carry a concealed firearm in one state and who is not prohibited from carrying a firearm under federal law to carry a concealed firearm in another state:

Source: National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act 09-HR197 on Jan 6, 2009

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McCarthy signed H.RES.1365

Source: Resolution Commending the National Rifle Association 10-HRs1365 on May 18, 2010

Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale.

McCarthy voted NAY the Bipartisan Background Checks Act

H.R.8: To require a background check for every firearm sale. This Act may be cited as the "Background Check Expansion Act".