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Stacey Abrams on Gun Control
Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger (GA); 2020 Veepstakes contender
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
Click here for 2 full quotes by Justin Amash OR click here for Justin Amash on other issues.
  • No restrictions on purchase, transport, or possession. (Nov 2010)
  • Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
Joe Biden on Gun Control
Former Vice President; previously Democratic Senator (DE)
Click here for 15 full quotes by Joe Biden OR click here for Joe Biden on other issues.
  • I go skeet-shooting, badly, and my sons go bird-hunting. (Feb 2020)
  • I pushed Brady Bill when other Dems voted against it. (Feb 2020)
  • I beat the NRA twice: AR-15s & high-capacity magazines. (Oct 2019)
  • I'm the only candidate who beat the NRA with the Brady bill. (Sep 2019)
  • I'm the guy who got the Brady Bill passed. (Jun 2019)
  • 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)
Don Blankenship on Gun Control
WV Senate contender and Constitution Party presidential nominee
Click here for 2 full quotes by Don Blankenship OR click here for Don Blankenship on other issues.
  • Repeal federal firearms legislation, end "Gun Free Zones". (May 2020)
  • Democrats pose a real threat to our right to bear arms. (Mar 2018)
Mike Bloomberg on Gun Control
Mayor of New York City (Independent)
Click here for 16 full quotes by Mike Bloomberg OR click here for Mike Bloomberg on other issues.
  • Second Amendment has guarantees, but gun restrictions ok. (Feb 2020)
  • Sue gun stores which don't require background checks. (Feb 2020)
  • Close "boyfriend loophole," pass national red flag law. (Jan 2020)
  • Ban assault weapons; hold gun industry accountable. (Jan 2020)
  • Bloomberg group favors closing background check loopholes. (Nov 2019)
  • Gun laws effective but no one law will stop everything. (Aug 2019)
  • 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; 2020 presidential contender (withdrawn)
Click here for 23 full quotes by Cory Booker OR click here for Cory Booker on other issues.
  • More people die from gun violence than from wars. (Sep 2019)
  • More people die from gun violence than from wars. (Sep 2019)
  • More people die from gun violence than from wars. (Sep 2019)
  • Yes on red flag law, but nowhere near enough. (Aug 2019)
  • 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)
  • As with civil rights, we can build coalitions for gun laws. (Jun 2019)
  • I'm bringing a fight against the corporate gun lobby. (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)
  • Co-sponsored background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
Pete Buttigieg on Gun Control
Democratic Presidential Challenger; IN Mayor
Click here for 8 full quotes by Pete Buttigieg OR click here for Pete Buttigieg on other issues.
  • Much work to enact measures that vast majority supports. (Aug 2019)
  • What we're doing on gun violence isn't working. (Jul 2019)
  • Voluntary buyback, plus ban assault weapons. (Jul 2019)
  • Trained on military weapons: no place in civilian use. (Jun 2019)
  • 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 (withdrawn); former HUD Secretary
Click here for 9 full quotes by Julian Castro OR click here for Julian Castro on other issues.
  • No mandatory buybacks--it means more cops banging on doors. (Oct 2019)
  • The answer to mass shooting is not more guns. (Aug 2019)
  • Whole slew of gun measures most Americans support. (Aug 2019)
  • Yes on gun licensing, but also red flag laws. (Aug 2019)
  • Voluntary buyback, despite their mixed success. (Jul 2019)
  • 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)
Bill de Blasio on Gun Control
NYC Mayor; Democratic Presidential Challenger (withdrawn)
Click here for 4 full quotes by Bill de Blasio OR click here for Bill de Blasio on other issues.
  • 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)
Rocky De La Fuente on Gun Control
Click here for 4 full quotes by Rocky De La Fuente OR click here for Rocky De La Fuente on other issues.
  • Supports "fair gun control" and Second Amendment. (Mar 2020)
  • Prohibit assault weapons; prohibit bump stocks. (Nov 2018)
  • Allow open carry in all public places and schools. (Nov 2018)
  • Balance second amendment with "general welfare". (Nov 2016)
Tulsi Gabbard on Gun Control
Democratic Presidential Challenger; HI Rep.
Click here for 4 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)
  • Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer. (Jan 2019)
Kirsten Gillibrand on Gun Control
Democratic Senator (NY); Democratic Candidate for President (withdrawn)
Click here for 22 full quotes by Kirsten Gillibrand OR click here for Kirsten Gillibrand on other issues.
  • Machine gun registration is framework for assault weapons. (Aug 2019)
  • Senate would pass gun laws if allowed to vote. (Aug 2019)
  • 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)
  • Co-sponsored background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Mike Gravel on Gun Control
Libertarian for President; Former Dem. Senator (AK); withdrew from Presidential primary July 2019
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 (withdrawn); California Senator
Click here for 11 full quotes by Kamala Harris OR click here for Kamala Harris on other issues.
  • Mandatory buyback for 5 million assault weapons. (Oct 2019)
  • Trump didn't pull trigger, but he tweeted out the ammunition. (Sep 2019)
  • Executive action on gun control if Congress won't do it. (Jun 2019)
  • 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)
  • Co-sponsored background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
Howie Hawkins on Gun Control
Green Party Challenger for President
Click here for 2 full quotes by Howie Hawkins OR click here for Howie Hawkins on other issues.
  • Background checks, ban assault weapons, "red flag" law. (May 2019)
  • Strengthen existing federal gun restrictions. (Oct 2006)
John Hickenlooper on Gun Control
Democratic Presidential Challenger (withdrew, Aug. 2019); CO Governor
Click here for 15 full quotes by John Hickenlooper OR click here for John Hickenlooper on other issues.
  • Endorsed by Everytown for Gun Safety for gun-sense majority. (Jun 2020)
  • Fundamental nonsense of government: Washington can't act. (Jul 2019)
  • 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)
  • Make mental health part of discussion on mass killings. (May 2016)
  • Universal background checks for all gun sales. (May 2016)
  • 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)
  • Pro-gun rights, according to CC survey. (Sep 2020)
Jo Jorgensen on Gun Control
Click here for the full quote by Jo Jorgensen OR click here for Jo Jorgensen on other issues.
  • Against new gun restrictions & lawsuits by gun victims. (Jul 2020)
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); Democratic presidential contender
Click here for 17 full quotes by Amy Klobuchar OR click here for Amy Klobuchar on other issues.
  • Close the boyfriend loophole; no guns for abusers. (Feb 2020)
  • Public is with us on background checks & police vetting. (Oct 2019)
  • Make sure that domestic abusers don't get AK47s. (Sep 2019)
  • Banning assault weapons will reduce fatalities. (Sep 2019)
  • We passed universal background checks and NRA blocked it. (Jul 2019)
  • Gun violence is about politicians folding to the NRA. (Jul 2019)
  • 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)
  • Co-sponsored background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
Gloria La Riva on Gun Control
Party for Socialism and Liberation nominee for President
Click here for 2 full quotes by Gloria La Riva OR click here for Gloria La Riva on other issues.
  • Support right of working class to own and bear arms. (Aug 2020)
  • Second Amendment guarantees individual gun ownership. (Nov 2010)
Beto O`Rourke on Gun Control
Democratic candidate for President; Texas Senator nominee
Click here for 13 full quotes by Beto O`Rourke OR click here for Beto O`Rourke on other issues.
  • No door-to-door enforcement, but reduce weapons of war. (Oct 2019)
  • Ok to confiscate guns that are designed for battlefields. (Sep 2019)
  • Death in El Paso due to a gun that should not be legal. (Sep 2019)
  • We should have a national gun licensing program. (Aug 2019)
  • Money buys influence, access, and outcomes. (Jul 2019)
  • Voluntary buyback for assault weapons, plus a ban. (Jul 2019)
  • 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 President (2009-2017); 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 11 full quotes by Mike Pence OR click here for Mike Pence on other issues.
  • Allowing guns in school parking lots was common-sense reform. (Sep 2020)
  • 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)
Bernie Sanders on Gun Control
Democratic primary challenger; Independent VT Senator; previously Representative (VT-At-Large)
Click here for 35 full quotes by Bernie Sanders OR click here for Bernie Sanders on other issues.
  • Changed views on gun control due to epidemic of gun violence. (Feb 2020)
  • For background checks, and closing loopholes. (Jul 2019)
  • 2013: state decisions on guns; 2019: federal legislation. (Jun 2019)
  • Buy back assault weapons, and ban their sale. (Jun 2019)
  • Applaud students taking action to prevent school shootings. (Feb 2018)
  • Intervene with mental illness, to prevent mass shootings. (Nov 2016)
  • Ok to sue gun manufacturers if they sell for misuse. (Apr 2016)
  • Deal federally with straw-man gun purchasers. (Oct 2015)
  • Common sense, incremental gun control plan. (Oct 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)

    National Rifle Association

  • 2005: Allow suing gun manufacturers for negligence. (Feb 2020)
  • 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)
  • FactCheck: No, never supported by National Rifle Association. (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)
  • Bring together rural states & urban states with common sense. (Oct 2015)
  • 1988: NRA opposed Congressional opponents more than him. (Sep 2015)
  • Ban semiautomatic guns & gun show loophole. (Aug 2015)

    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)
Mark Sanford on Gun Control
Republican SC Governor; previously Representative (SC-1); GOP Presidential Challenger (withdrawn)
Click here for 2 full quotes by Mark Sanford OR click here for Mark Sanford on other issues.
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
Howard Schultz on Gun Control
Starbucks CEO; independent candidate for President until July 2019
Click here for 3 full quotes by Howard Schultz OR click here for Howard Schultz on other issues.
  • 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)
Tom Steyer on Gun Control
Democratic Presidential Challenger; CEO
Click here for 6 full quotes by Tom Steyer OR click here for Tom Steyer on other issues.
  • We license car-owners; we should license gun-owners. (Feb 2020)
  • Gun violence is a public health epidemic. (Feb 2020)
  • I will declare gun violence a public health epidemic. (Nov 2019)
  • Sympathy for gun control measures. (Jul 2019)
  • Register young voters to push for gun reform now. (Jul 2019)
  • Targets youth voter registration for pro gun control votes. (Feb 2018)
Donald Trump on Gun Control
2016 Republican incumbent 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)
  • 1998: Against gun laws; only bad guys would have guns. (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; possible Presidential Challenger
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  • It's up to gun owners to ensure their weapons aren't misused. (Mar 2001)
  • 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-Chair
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  • Purpose of guns are to keep government as our servant. (Mar 2018)
  • Remove all gun ownership restrictions. (Dec 2017)
Joe Walsh on Gun Control
Republican presidential primary challenger (former IL Rep.)
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  • Kinderguardian satire: "Happy shooting, kids". (Oct 2019)
  • Arm school employees to prevent school shootings. (Sep 2019)
  • Federal background check at gun shows and online. (Sep 2019)
  • Purpose of Second Amendment is protection against tyranny. (Oct 2016)
  • Fast and Furious: an attack on gun owners & gun dealers. (Oct 2011)
  • Supports right to own hand guns & to carry concealed weapons. (Nov 2010)
  • Rated 93% by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Aug 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
Elizabeth Warren on Gun Control
Massachusetts Senator; former head of CFPB; Dem. Presidential Challenger
Click here for 16 full quotes by Elizabeth Warren OR click here for Elizabeth Warren on other issues.
  • Treat gun violence as the public health emergency it is. (Feb 2020)
  • Approach gun violence as a public health emergency. (Feb 2020)
  • Lethality of guns makes more suicides & domestic violence. (Feb 2020)
  • Multiple solutions to gun deaths, like with highway deaths. (Feb 2020)
  • Repeal filibuster or gun industry will veto any gun laws. (Oct 2019)
  • People support gun control but Congress is corrupt. (Sep 2019)
  • 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)
  • Co-sponsored background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
Bill Weld on Gun Control
Libertarian Party nominee for Vice Pres.; former GOP MA Governor; 2020 GOP Presidential Challenger
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  • 1990s: supported assault weapons bans. (Sep 2019)
  • Now Libertarian, changed position to opposing gun control. (May 2016)
  • 2nd Amendment right s are individual rights. (May 2016)
  • Supports gun control. (Aug 2005)
Kanye West on Gun Control
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    No stance on record.
Marianne Williamson on Gun Control
Author & Democratic Presidential Challenger
Click here for 6 full quotes by Marianne Williamson OR click here for Marianne Williamson on other issues.
  • In favor of a gun licensing program. (Jul 2019)
  • 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
Click here for 11 full quotes by Andrew Yang OR click here for Andrew Yang on other issues.
  • Personalize guns so only the owner can fire it. (Feb 2020)
  • Break stranglehold of NRA on Congress. (Feb 2020)
  • Helping young males find their path will reduce gun violence. (Nov 2019)
  • Would push for "personalized" guns, subsidize upgrading. (Aug 2019)
  • Help gun owners "personalize" guns free of charge. (Aug 2019)
  • Voluntary buyback, plus high-capacity magazine ban. (Jul 2019)
  • 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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