State of Hawaii Archives: on Gun Control


David Ige: Supports background checks; opposes concealed carry

Q: Do you support restrictions on the purchase and possession of guns?

A: Yes.

Q: Should background checks be required on gun sales between private citizens at gun shows?

A: Yes.

Q: Should citizens be allowed to carry concealed guns?

A: No.

Q: Should a license be required for gun possession?

A: Yes.

Source: Hawaii Congressional Election 2012 Political Courage Test Nov 1, 2012

Duke Aiona: Background checks & no concealed carry, within 2nd amendment

Q: Do you support restrictions on the purchase and possession of guns?

A: No.

Q: Do you support requiring background checks on gun sales between private citizens at gun shows?

A: Yes.

Q: Do you support allowing individuals to carry concealed guns?

A: No.

Q: Do you support requiring a license for gun possession?

A: Yes.

Aiona adds, "As a former State judge, I understand the 2nd Amendment, which allows for the ownership of firearms."

Source: Hawaii Gubernatorial Election 2010 Political Courage Test Nov 1, 2010

Cam Cavasso: Never diminish a citizen's right to protect themselves

Former Rep. Cam Cavasso unveils campaign platform: "I will only vote for Supreme Court nominees who are strict constructionists. James Madison said that our greatest source of security as a republic was in having an "inviolable respect for the Constitution and the rule of law". As a United States Senator, I will fight against the confirmation of jurists who seek to legislate from the bench or who seek to use their political ideology to infringe upon the basic Constitutional rights of Americans. That includes my belief that the 2nd Amendment cannot be misinterpreted in any way to diminish a citizen's right to protect themselves."
Source: Hawaii Free Press on 2014 Hawaii Senate race Jul 11, 2010

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