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Phil Bryant on Gun Control
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Phil Bryant on other issues.
  • Defend the Second Amendment. (May 2011)

Senate:

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Thad Cochran on Gun Control
Republican Sr Senator (MS): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Thad Cochran on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on more penalties for gun & drug violations. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on loosening license & background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on maintaining current law: guns sold without trigger locks. (Jul 1998)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal. (Feb 2009)
  • Dangerousness, not mental incompetence, limits gun rights. (Mar 2009)
Albert N. Gore on Gun Control
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Albert N. Gore on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chris McDaniel on Gun Control
Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris McDaniel on other issues.
  • Preserve the rights of gun owners. (Jan 2013)
Roger Wicker on Gun Control
Republican Jr Senator; previously Republican Representative (MS-1): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Roger Wicker on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • No lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated A+ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • No United Nations taxation on firearms. (Sep 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Individual right to self-defense at home and as self-defense. (Jan 1999)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Allow firearms in National Parks. (Feb 2008)
  • Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal. (Feb 2009)
  • Dangerousness, not mental incompetence, limits gun rights. (Mar 2009)

House:


Gregg Harper on Gun Control
Republican (District 3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Gregg Harper on other issues.
  • Work to protect our 2nd Amendment rights. (Nov 2008)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Jul 2011)
Alan Nunnelee on Gun Control
Republican (District 1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Alan Nunnelee on other issues.
  • Right to bear arms is an individual right. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes restricting gun purchase & possession. (Nov 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Jul 2011)
Steven Palazzo on Gun Control
Republican (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Steven Palazzo on other issues.
  • Second Amendment provides an individual right. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes restricting gun purchase & possession. (Nov 2010)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Oct 2011)
Bennie Thompson on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (MS-2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Bennie Thompson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Repeal "stand-your-ground" laws. (Jul 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Haley Barbour on Gun Control
Former Republican Governor (2004-2012): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Haley Barbour on other issues.
  • Protect the rights of gun owners. (Jan 2006)
  • Gun control doesn't work; moral choices do. (Apr 1996)
Kirk Fordice on Gun Control
Former Republican Governor (1992-1999): Click here for Kirk Fordice on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ronnie Musgrove on Gun Control
2008 Senate challenger; previously Democratic MS Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ronnie Musgrove on other issues.
  • Second Amendment privileges, with safety education. (Aug 2003)
Haley Barbour on Gun Control
Former Republican challenger (2006), Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Haley Barbour on other issues.
  • Protect the rights of gun owners. (Jan 2006)
  • Gun control doesn't work; moral choices do. (Apr 1996)
Bill Bowlin on Gun Control
Former Democratic Challenger (2006): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Bowlin on other issues.
  • Licenses and permits ok; but allow concealed carry. (May 2006)
Ronnie Musgrove on Gun Control
2008 Senate challenger; previously Democratic MS Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ronnie Musgrove on other issues.
  • Second Amendment privileges, with safety education. (Aug 2003)
Travis Childers on Gun Control
Democrat (until 2010) (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Travis Childers on other issues.
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
Erik Fleming on Gun Control
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Erik Fleming on other issues.
  • Enforce existing laws; allow concealed carry. (Sep 2006)
Trent Lott on Gun Control
Republican Jr Senator (MS): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Trent Lott on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting foreign & UN aid that restricts US gun ownership. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on more penalties for gun & drug violations. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on loosening license & background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on maintaining current law: guns sold without trigger locks. (Jul 1998)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Charles Pickering on Gun Control
Republican Representative (MS-3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Charles Pickering on other issues.
  • No lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jan 2001)
  • Individual right to self-defense at home and as self-defense. (Jan 1999)
Chip Pickering on Gun Control
Republican challenger, U.S. Rep.: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Chip Pickering on other issues.
  • 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 YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated A+ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Ronnie Shows on Gun Control
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ronnie Shows on other issues.
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • No lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jan 2001)
  • Individual right to self-defense at home and as self-defense. (Jan 1999)
Gene Taylor on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (MS-4): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Gene Taylor on other issues.
  • 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 YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • No lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • No United Nations taxation on firearms. (Sep 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Support tradition of hunting on wildlife refuges. (Aug 1994)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Gene Taylor on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (MS-4): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Gene Taylor on other issues.
  • 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 YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • No lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • No United Nations taxation on firearms. (Sep 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Support tradition of hunting on wildlife refuges. (Aug 1994)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Roger Wicker on Gun Control
Republican Jr Senator; previously Republican Representative (MS-1): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Roger Wicker on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • No lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated A+ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • No United Nations taxation on firearms. (Sep 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Individual right to self-defense at home and as self-defense. (Jan 1999)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Allow firearms in National Parks. (Feb 2008)
  • Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal. (Feb 2009)
  • Dangerousness, not mental incompetence, limits gun rights. (Mar 2009)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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