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Louis Wein on Gun Control


Voted NO on background checks at gun shows.

Require background checks on all firearm sales at gun shows.

Wein says, "Despite the proliferation of thousands of laws across our nation at every level of governmen"

Status: Amdt Agreed to Y)50; N)50; VP decided YES

Reference: Lautenberg Amdt #362; Bill S. 254 ; vote number 1999-134 on May 20, 1999

Voted NO on more penalties for gun & drug violations.

The Hatch amdt would increase mandatory penalties for the illegal transfer or use of firearms, fund additional drug case prosecutors, and require background check on purchasers at gun shows. [A YES vote supports stricter penalties].

Wein says, "I oppose the restriction of gun ownership by law-abiding citizens. The ownership of arms is a constitutionally protected right. Until the Constitution is properly amended, I do not believe the right of citizens to bear and maintain arms can be dimin"

Status: Amdt Agreed to Y)48; N)47; NV)5

Reference: Hatch Amendment #344; Bill S. 254 ; vote number 1999-118 on May 14, 1999

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