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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Mike Bloomberg on Gun Control
Mayor of New York City (Independent): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Mike Bloomberg on other issues.
  • 2006: Created Mayors Against Illegal Guns; now 600 mayors. (Nov 2011)
  • 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)
Andrew Cuomo on Gun Control
Democratic Governor: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Andrew Cuomo on other issues.
  • Guns impose huge economic costs, as well as lives. (Jan 2013)
  • Ban assault weapons and large capacity magazines. (Jan 2013)
  • 7-point agenda to stop the madness of gun violence. (Jan 2013)
  • Enact commonsense laws lie microstamping of guns. (Nov 2010)
  • Supports restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
Bill de Blasio on Gun Control
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill de Blasio on other issues.
  • Wall Street for Change: campaign to support gun divestment. (Oct 2013)

Senate:


Colia Clark on Gun Control
Green Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Colia Clark on other issues.
  • Need to set forth gun control laws is urgent. (May 2012)
Kirsten Gillibrand on Gun Control
Democratic Jr Senator (NY): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Kirsten Gillibrand on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Wendy Long on Gun Control
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Wendy Long on other issues.
  • Lifelong shooter and gun owner. (Jun 2012)
  • Opposes restricting the Second Amendment. (Oct 2012)
Scott Noren on Gun Control
Independent Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Noren on other issues.
  • Pro-gun but limited gun control measures are ok. (Jul 2011)
Charles Schumer on Gun Control
Democratic Sr Senator (NY): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Charles Schumer on other issues.
  • Enforce gun laws on national security grounds. (Dec 2003)
  • Renew assault weapons ban - no legitimate use for them. (Nov 2003)
  • Penalize cross-state gun traffickers. (Sep 2003)
  • Cutting record-keeping limits fosters gun sale fraud & abuse. (Jun 2001)
  • 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)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting foreign & UN aid that restricts US gun ownership. (Sep 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)
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
  • Ban large-capacity ammunition. (Jan 2013)

House:


Timothy Bishop on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (NY-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Timothy Bishop 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)
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
  • Ban "fire sale" of firearms after delicensing closure. (Jan 2013)
  • Ban large-capacity ammunition. (Jan 2013)
  • Stricter regulation on gun show firearm sales. (Jan 2013)
Ann Marie Buerkle on Gun Control
Republican (District 25): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ann Marie Buerkle on other issues.
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Jun 2011)
  • Opposes restricting the Second Amendment. (Oct 2012)
Yvette Clarke on Gun Control
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Yvette Clarke on other issues.
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
  • Repeal "stand-your-ground" laws. (Jul 2013)
Chris Collins on Gun Control
Republican (District 27): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Collins on other issues.
  • Opposes restricting the Second Amendment. (Oct 2012)
Joseph Crowley on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (NY-7): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Crowley 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)
  • Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
Eliot Engel on Gun Control
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-17): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Eliot Engel 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)
  • Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
Chris Gibson on Gun Control
Republican (District 19): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chris Gibson on other issues.
  • Outspoken supporter of the right to bear arms. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes restricting gun purchase & possession. (Nov 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
Michael Grimm on Gun Control
Republican (District 11): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Michael Grimm on other issues.
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Apr 2011)
Richard Hanna on Gun Control
Republican (District 22): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Richard Hanna on other issues.
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (May 2011)
Nan Hayworth on Gun Control
Republican (District 19): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Nan Hayworth on other issues.
  • I support the entire Bill of Rights. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Nov 2011)
Brian Higgins on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (NY-27): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Brian Higgins on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology. (Aug 2000)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Oct 2011)
  • Ban large-capacity ammunition. (Jan 2013)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Kathy Hochul on Gun Control
Democrat (District 26): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kathy Hochul on other issues.
  • Streamlined the Pistol Permit process. (May 2011)
Steve Israel on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (NY-2): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Steve Israel 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)
  • Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
  • Ban "fire sale" of firearms after delicensing closure. (Feb 2013)
  • Ban large-capacity ammunition. (Jan 2013)
Hakeem Jeffries on Gun Control
Democrat (District 8): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Hakeem Jeffries on other issues.
  • No concealed carry; yes licenses & background checks. (Nov 2008)
  • Supports restrictions on gun purchases. (Sep 2012)
Peter King on Gun Control
Rep./Ind./Cons./Right-To-Life Representative (NY-3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Peter King on other issues.
  • Block terrorists from buying firearms. (Sep 2013)
  • 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 D by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
Nita Lowey on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (NY-18): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Nita Lowey 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)
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
  • Ban large-capacity ammunition. (Feb 2013)
  • Stricter regulation on gun show firearm sales. (Feb 2013)
Dan Maffei on Gun Control
Democrat (District 24): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dan Maffei on other issues.
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
  • Supports restricting the Second Amendment. (Oct 2012)
Carolyn Maloney on Gun Control
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-14): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Carolyn Maloney 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)
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
  • Ban large-capacity ammunition. (Jan 2013)
  • Stricter regulation on gun show firearm sales. (Jan 2013)
Sean Maloney on Gun Control
Democrat (District 18): Click here for Sean Maloney on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Carolyn McCarthy on Gun Control
Dem./Ind./Working-Families (NY-4): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Carolyn McCarthy 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)
  • Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
  • Sponsored banning large-capacity ammunition. (Jan 2013)
  • Sponsored stricter regulation on gun show firearm sales. (Jan 2013)
Gregory Meeks on Gun Control
Dem./Working-Families (NY-6): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Gregory Meeks 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)
  • Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
  • Ban "fire sale" of firearms after delicensing closure. (Jan 2013)
Grace Meng on Gun Control
Democrat (District 6): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Grace Meng on other issues.
  • Require microstamping & more background checks. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports restrictions on gun purchases. (Sep 2012)
  • Ban large-capacity ammunition. (Jan 2013)
  • Stricter regulation on gun show firearm sales. (Jan 2013)
Jerrold Nadler on Gun Control
Dem./Lib./Working-Families (NY-8): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jerrold Nadler 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)
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
  • Ban "fire sale" of firearms after delicensing closure. (Jan 2013)
Bill Owens on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (NY-23): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bill Owens on other issues.
  • 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. (Apr 2011)
Charles Rangel on Gun Control
Dem./Lib./Working-Families: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Charles Rangel on other issues.
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
  • Ban "fire sale" of firearms after delicensing closure. (Jan 2013)
  • Repeal "stand-your-ground" laws. (Jul 2013)
Tom Reed on Gun Control
Republican (District 23): Click here for Tom Reed on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jose Serrano on Gun Control
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-16): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jose Serrano 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)
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
  • Ban "fire sale" of firearms after delicensing closure. (Jan 2013)
  • Ban large-capacity ammunition. (Jan 2013)
Louise Slaughter on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (NY-28): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Louise Slaughter 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)
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
  • Ban "fire sale" of firearms after delicensing closure. (Jan 2013)
  • Ban large-capacity ammunition. (Jan 2013)
Paul Tonko on Gun Control
Democrat (District 20): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Paul Tonko on other issues.
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
Ed Towns on Gun Control
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-10): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ed Towns 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)
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
Nydia Velazquez on Gun Control
Democrat/Working-Families Representative (NY-12): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Nydia Velazquez 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)
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


George Pataki on Gun Control
Republican NY Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for George Pataki on other issues.
  • Supports gun control legislation. (Dec 2006)
David Paterson on Gun Control
Democratic Governor (NY): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Paterson on other issues.
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
George Maragos on Gun Control
2012 Republican Primary Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for George Maragos on other issues.
  • I support safe and responsible gun ownership. (Jan 2012)
Bob Turner on Gun Control
2012 Republican Senate Primary Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Turner on other issues.
  • No cross-state reciprocity on carry permits. (Jun 2012)
  • Turner will not support gun control legislation. (Jan 2012)
Gary Ackerman on Gun Control
Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam. (NY-5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Gary Ackerman 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)
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
Maurice Hinchey on Gun Control
Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam. Representative (NY-22): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Maurice Hinchey 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 C- by the NRA, indicating a mixed voting record on gun rights. (Dec 2003)
Chris Lee on Gun Control
Republican (Resigned 2011) (District 26): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Chris Lee on other issues.
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Allow reloading spent military small arms ammunition. (Apr 2009)
Bob Turner on Gun Control
Former Republican (District 9): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Turner on other issues.
  • No cross-state reciprocity on carry permits. (Jun 2012)
  • Turner will not support gun control legislation. (Jan 2012)
Rudy Giuliani on Gun Control
Former Mayor of NYC: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Rudy Giuliani on other issues.
  • As mayor, suggested federal gun licensing. (Nov 2008)
  • Government can impose reasonable regulations on guns. (Nov 2007)
  • Focus on criminals, not on guns. (Sep 2007)
  • NYC gun control laws made NYC safest big city in US. (Sep 2007)
  • 2nd Amendment gives people the individual right to bear arms. (May 2007)
  • Supported nationwide licensing & assault weapons ban. (May 2007)
  • Things you do in NY about guns may be different than TX. (May 2007)
  • Gun control reduces urban crime; no effect on hunting. (Feb 2007)
  • NYC sued two dozen major gun manufacturers and distributors. (Jun 2000)
  • All gun owners should pass written test. (Mar 2000)
Carl McCall on Gun Control
2002 Democratic Challenger NY Governor: Click here for Carl McCall on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Eliot Spitzer on Gun Control
Former Democratc Governor (2007-2008): Click here for Eliot Spitzer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Anthony Weiner on Gun Control
Former Democrat(Resigned 2011) (District 9): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Anthony Weiner 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)
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
Michael Benjamin on Gun Control
Former Republican Challenger (2004): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Benjamin on other issues.
  • 30,000 gun control laws do not make crime control. (Dec 2003)
Ed Cox on Gun Control
Former Republican Challenger (withdrew Jan. 2006): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ed Cox on other issues.
  • Supports Second Amendment rights. (Jan 2006)
Al D'Amato on Gun Control
Former Republican Jr Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Al D'Amato on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining current law: guns sold without trigger locks. (Jul 1998)
Harold Ford on Gun Control
2010 Democratic Primary Challenger; previously US Rep (TN): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Harold Ford on other issues.
  • Supports Second Amendment rights. (Jan 2006)
  • 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)
  • Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
Daniel Frisa on Gun Control
Republican Former (1994-) (District 4): Click here for Daniel Frisa on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rudy Giuliani on Gun Control
2000 Former Republican Candidate: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Rudy Giuliani on other issues.
  • As mayor, suggested federal gun licensing. (Nov 2008)
  • Government can impose reasonable regulations on guns. (Nov 2007)
  • Focus on criminals, not on guns. (Sep 2007)
  • NYC gun control laws made NYC safest big city in US. (Sep 2007)
  • 2nd Amendment gives people the individual right to bear arms. (May 2007)
  • Supported nationwide licensing & assault weapons ban. (May 2007)
  • Things you do in NY about guns may be different than TX. (May 2007)
  • Gun control reduces urban crime; no effect on hunting. (Feb 2007)
  • NYC sued two dozen major gun manufacturers and distributors. (Jun 2000)
  • All gun owners should pass written test. (Mar 2000)
Abe Hirschfeld on Gun Control
2004 former Builders Party Senate challenger: Click here for Abe Hirschfeld on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sue Kelly on Gun Control
Republican (until 2007) (District 19): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Sue Kelly 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 B+ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
John LaFalce on Gun Control
Democrat/Ind./Lib. (Until 2004 (District 29): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John LaFalce on other issues.
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
David McReynolds on Gun Control
2004 Green Senate challenger (NY); 2000 Socialist for Pres.: Click here for the full quote OR click here for David McReynolds on other issues.
  • Gun rights apply only to states, not individuals. (Sep 1999)
Howard Mills on Gun Control
2004 former Republican Senate challenger (NY): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Howard Mills on other issues.
  • Second Amendment an integral part of our freedoms. (Aug 2004)
Susan Molinari on Gun Control
Republican Former (1994-) (District 13): Click here for Susan Molinari on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pat Moynihan on Gun Control
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Pat Moynihan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on maintaining current law: guns sold without trigger locks. (Jul 1998)
Major Owens on Gun Control
Democrat (until 2007) (District 11): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Major Owens 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)
Bill Paxon on Gun Control
Republican Former (1994-) (District 27): Click here for Bill Paxon on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gerald Solomon on Gun Control
Republican Former (1994-) (District 22): Click here for Gerald Solomon on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael Arcuri on Gun Control
Democrat: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Michael Arcuri on other issues.
  • We need better enforcement, not more gun laws. (Nov 2006)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
Gary Bernsten on Gun Control
2010 Republican Primary Challenger: Click here for Gary Bernsten on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sherry Boehlert on Gun Control
Republican/Independence (District 23): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Sherry Boehlert 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 NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • No lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated D+ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
Hillary Clinton on Gun Control
Secretary of State; previously Democratic Senator (NY): Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for Hillary Clinton on other issues.
  • Balance lawful gun ownership & keeping guns from criminals. (Apr 2008)
  • Give local police access to federal gun tracking info. (Apr 2008)
  • Let states & cities determine local gun laws. (Apr 2008)
  • Against illegal guns, crack down on illegal gun dealers. (Jan 2008)
  • Backed off a national licensing registration plan on guns. (Jan 2008)
  • Get assault weapons & guns off the street. (Jul 2007)
  • Background check system could prevent Virginia Tech massacre. (Apr 2007)
  • FactCheck: VA Tech shooter not declared a danger to others. (Apr 2007)
  • Congressí failure at Littleton response inspired Senate run. (Nov 2003)
  • Keep guns away from people who shouldnít have them. (Sep 2000)
  • Limit access to weapons; look for early warning signs. (Sep 2000)
  • License and register all handgun sales. (Jun 2000)
  • Tough gun control keeps guns out of wrong hands. (Jul 1999)
  • Gun control protects our children. (Jul 1999)
  • Donít water down sensible gun control legislation. (Jul 1999)
  • Lock up guns; store ammo separately. (Jun 1999)
  • Ban kidsí unsupervised access to guns. (Jun 1999)
  • Get weapons off the streets; zero tolerance for weapons. (Sep 1996)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence. (Mar 2004)
  • Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology. (Aug 2000)
Joe DioGuardi on Gun Control
2010 Republican Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Joe DioGuardi on other issues.
  • Second Amendment protects an individual right. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Rated B by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Aug 2010)
Michael Forbes on Gun Control
Republican (retired) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Forbes on other issues.
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
Vito Fossella on Gun Control
Rep./Cons./Right-To-Life Representative (NY-13): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Vito Fossella 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 B+ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
Benjamin Gilman on Gun Control
Republican (District 20): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Benjamin Gilman on other issues.
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
Felix Grucci on Gun Control
Republican (District 1): Click here for Felix Grucci on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Hall on Gun Control
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Hall on other issues.
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
Howie Hawkins on Gun Control
Green Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Howie Hawkins on other issues.
  • Strengthen existing federal gun restrictions. (Oct 2006)
Amo Houghton on Gun Control
Republican/Conservative (District 31): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Amo Houghton on other issues.
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated D+ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
Caroline Kennedy on Gun Control
Former Democratic candidate (2008): Click here for Caroline Kennedy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Randy Kuhl on Gun Control
Republican Representative (NY-29): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Randy Kuhl on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Rick Lazio on Gun Control
Republican/Cons. (District 2): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Rick Lazio on other issues.
  • Require criminal background checks at gun shows. (Jun 2000)
  • Use gun technology instead of licensing handguns. (Jun 2000)
  • For Brady Bill & trigger locks; no fans at NRA. (May 2000)
  • Against gun registration; for sportsmenís rights. (May 2000)
  • Tougher juvenile gun rules; more juvenile justice funds. (Sep 1999)
  • Ban assault weapons; maintain federal gun restrictions. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
Eric Massa on Gun Control
Democrat (until 2010) (District 29): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Eric Massa on other issues.
  • Defend the Constitution, including the 2nd Amendment. (Nov 2008)
KT McFarland on Gun Control
Republican Challenger: Click here for KT McFarland on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike McMahon on Gun Control
Democrat (until 2010) (District 13): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike McMahon on other issues.
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
Michael McNulty on Gun Control
Democratic/Ind./Cons. Representative (NY-21): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Michael McNulty 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)
Scott Murphy on Gun Control
Democrat (until 2010) (District 20): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Murphy on other issues.
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
Marilyn O`Grady on Gun Control
2004 former Conservative Party challenger: Click here for Marilyn O`Grady on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jeanine Pirro on Gun Control
Republican challenger; District Attorney: Click here for Jeanine Pirro on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jack Quinn on Gun Control
Republican/Ind./Cons. (District 30): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jack Quinn on other issues.
  • 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 D+ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
Thomas Reynolds on Gun Control
Republican/Conservative Representative (NY-26): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Thomas Reynolds 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)
John Spencer on Gun Control
Republican Challenger, previously Mayor of Yonkers: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Spencer on other issues.
  • Second Amendment is the first right among equals. (Jan 2006)
  • No gun ban, no gun lawsuits. (Jan 2006)
John Sweeney on Gun Control
Republican/Conservative (District 22): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Sweeney 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)
Jay Townsend on Gun Control
Republican Challenger (2010): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jay Townsend on other issues.
  • Rated AQ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Aug 2010)
Jim Walsh on Gun Control
Rep./Ind./Conservative Representative (NY-25): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Walsh 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 B+ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
Kirsten Gillibrand on Gun Control
Democratic Jr Senator (NY): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Kirsten Gillibrand on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
John McHugh on Gun Control
Republican/Conservative Representative (NY-23): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John McHugh 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)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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