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John Kitzhaber on Gun Control
Democratic Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Kitzhaber on other issues.
  • Increase restrictions on gun purchase and possession. (Nov 1998)

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Jason Conger on Gun Control
Republican Challenger: Click here for Jason Conger on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jeff Merkley on Gun Control
Democratic Jr Senator (OR): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Merkley on other issues.
  • Maintain restrictions on purchase & possession of firearms. (Nov 1998)
  • 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)
Ron Wyden on Gun Control
Democratic Sr Senator (OR): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Ron Wyden on other issues.
  • 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 YES 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)
  • Voted NO on maintaining current law: guns sold without trigger locks. (Jul 1998)
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Aug 2010)

House:


Earl Blumenauer on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (OR-3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Earl Blumenauer 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)
Suzanne Bonamici on Gun Control
Democrat (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Suzanne Bonamici on other issues.
  • Ban "fire sale" of firearms after delicensing closure. (Jan 2013)
Peter Defazio on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (OR-4): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Peter Defazio 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)
  • Rated C+ by the NRA, indicating a mixed voting record on gun rights. (Dec 2003)
  • 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. (May 2011)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Kurt Schrader on Gun Control
Democrat (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kurt Schrader on other issues.
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Oct 2011)
Greg Walden on Gun Control
Republican Representative (OR-2): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Greg Walden 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)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Oct 2011)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Ted Kulongoski on Gun Control
Democratic OR Governor: Click here for Ted Kulongoski on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Wu on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (OR-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for David Wu 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)
Bill Bradbury on Gun Control
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (OR): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Bradbury on other issues.
  • Safety locks; stronger background checks. (Oct 2002)
Bruce Broussard on Gun Control
Former Republican challenger (2004): Click here for Bruce Broussard on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Wes Cooley on Gun Control
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for Wes Cooley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Hatfield on Gun Control
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Hatfield on other issues.
  • For gun control; split from GOP on litmus test. (Nov 1998)
Al King on Gun Control
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Al King on other issues.
  • 2nd Amendment guarantees the right to possess guns. (Aug 2004)
Bob Packwood on Gun Control
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for Bob Packwood on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dave Brownlow on Gun Control
Constitution Party Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dave Brownlow on other issues.
  • Individual right to gun ownership, not collective right. (Jun 2008)
  • Any ban on any gun directly conflicts with Constitution. (Jun 2008)
John Frohnmayer on Gun Control
Independent Challenger: Click here for John Frohnmayer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Elizabeth Furse on Gun Control
Democrat (District 1): Click here for Elizabeth Furse on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Darlene Hooley on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (OR-5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Darlene Hooley 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)
Jim Huffman on Gun Control
2010 Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Huffman on other issues.
  • Oppose restrictions on right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Rated AQ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Aug 2010)
Steve Novick on Gun Control
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Steve Novick on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gordon Harold Smith on Gun Control
Republican Jr Senator (OR): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Gordon Harold Smith on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting foreign & UN aid that restricts US gun ownership. (Sep 2007)
  • 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 B 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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