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Tommy Thompson on Gun Control

Former Secretary of H.H.S.; former Republican Governor (WI)


Against gun control

Thompson supports school vouchers (which he calls “pro-school choice”), is against gun control, and supports giving public funds, including monies for public education, to church-run programs.
Source: The Tommy Thompson Myth on ChoiceMatters.org , May 1, 2001

Zero tolerance for guns, violence, drugs in schools

The governor signed legislation creating school zones free of violence, guns and drugs. Crimes committed in these zones carry enhanced penalties. Gov. Thompson also gave school administrators authority to search student lockers if they suspect weapons, drugs or other illegal materials may be in there.
Source: WI Governor’s website , Jan 8, 2001

Opposes restricting the Second Amendment.

Thompson opposes the CC Voters Guide question on the Second Amendment

Christian Coalition publishes a number of special voter educational materials including the Christian Coalition Voter Guides, which provide voters with critical information about where candidates stand on important faith and family issues. The Christian Coalition Voters Guide summarizes candidate stances on the following topic: "Further restrictions on the right to keep and bear arms"

Source: Christian Coalition Voter Guide 12-CC-q10 on Oct 31, 2012

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