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Ken Cuccinelli on Gun Control
Republican Challenger : Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ken Cuccinelli on other issues.
  • It's not extremism to be concerned about bans on firearms. (Feb 2013)
Terry McAuliffe on Gun Control
Democratic nominee for Governor; previously DNC Chair: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Terry McAuliffe on other issues.
  • Brady Bill was the right thing to do. (Jan 2007)
  • 1983: On first hunting trip, show a turkey buzzard. (Jan 2007)
  • Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology. (Aug 2000)
Bob McDonnell on Gun Control
Republican Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob McDonnell on other issues.
  • Fundamental individual right to bear arms. (Jul 2009)
  • Banning guns is unconstitutional. (Dec 2007)
Robert Sarvis on Gun Control
Libertarian nominee for Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Robert Sarvis on other issues.
  • Gun-control measures fail to reduce violent crime. (Sep 2013)

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George Allen on Gun Control
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for George Allen on other issues.
  • Instant criminal records check on all gun purchases. (Jul 2012)
  • Endorsed by NRA for record of defending Second Amendment. (May 2012)
  • Allow concealed carry in National Parks. (Jul 2011)
  • Opposes absolute right to gun ownership. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence. (Mar 2004)
Ed Gillespie on Gun Control
Republican Challenger: Click here for Ed Gillespie on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tim Kaine on Gun Control
Democratic Senate Challenger; previously Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Tim Kaine on other issues.
  • Limit high-capacity clips to no more than ten bullets. (Jan 2011)
  • Strongly supports the Second Amendment. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Supports restricting the Second Amendment. (Oct 2012)
Robert Sarvis on Gun Control
Libertarian Challenger for Senate: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Robert Sarvis on other issues.
  • Gun-control measures fail to reduce violent crime. (Sep 2013)
Mark Warner on Gun Control
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mark Warner on other issues.
  • Strong defender of the Second Amendment. (Sep 2008)
  • Protect sportsmenís rights & the Second Amendment. (Nov 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains. (Apr 2009)
James Webb on Gun Control
Democratic Sr Senator: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for James Webb on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Jun 2011)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Dangerousness, not mental incompetence, limits gun rights. (Mar 2009)

House:


Eric Cantor on Gun Control
Republican Representative (VA-7): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Eric Cantor 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)
  • 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)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Allow reloading spent military small arms ammunition. (Apr 2009)
Gerry Connolly on Gun Control
Democrat (District 11): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gerry Connolly on other issues.
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
Randy Forbes on Gun Control
Republican Representative (VA-4): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Randy Forbes 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)
  • 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. (Apr 2011)
  • Require video recording of every firearm test by ATF. (Jan 2011)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Allow reloading spent military small arms ammunition. (Apr 2009)
Bob Goodlatte on Gun Control
Republican Representative (VA-6): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Bob Goodlatte 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)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal. (Feb 2009)
Morgan Griffith on Gun Control
Republican (District 9): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Morgan Griffith on other issues.
  • Repeal restrictions imposed on law-abiding gun owners. (Nov 2010)
  • 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. (Apr 2011)
Robert Hurt on Gun Control
Republican (District 5): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Robert Hurt on other issues.
  • 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. (Jun 2011)
James Moran on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (VA-8): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for James Moran 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)
  • Ban large-capacity ammunition. (Jan 2013)
Scott Rigell on Gun Control
Republican (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Scott Rigell on other issues.
  • Gun control only penalizes law-abiding citizens. (Nov 2010)
  • 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)
Bobby Scott on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (VA-3): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Bobby Scott 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)
  • Repeal "stand-your-ground" laws. (Jul 2013)
Robert Wittman on Gun Control
Republican: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Robert Wittman on other issues.
  • 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. (Mar 2011)
  • Recognize heritage of hunting & shooting on federal lands. (Sep 2011)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Allow firearms in National Parks. (Feb 2008)
  • Allow reloading spent military small arms ammunition. (Apr 2009)
Frank Wolf on Gun Control
Republican Representative (VA-10): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Frank Wolf 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)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Creigh Deeds on Gun Control
Democrat Challenger (2009): Click here for Creigh Deeds on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tim Kaine on Gun Control
Democratic Senate Challenger; previously Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Tim Kaine on other issues.
  • Limit high-capacity clips to no more than ten bullets. (Jan 2011)
  • Strongly supports the Second Amendment. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Supports restricting the Second Amendment. (Oct 2012)
Mark Warner on Gun Control
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mark Warner on other issues.
  • Strong defender of the Second Amendment. (Sep 2008)
  • Protect sportsmenís rights & the Second Amendment. (Nov 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains. (Apr 2009)
Tim Donner on Gun Control
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tim Donner on other issues.
  • Right to gun ownership except for criminals & mentally ill. (Sep 2011)
  • Constitution is specific on right to bear arms. (Jul 2011)
Bob Marshall on Gun Control
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Bob Marshall on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jamie Radtke on Gun Control
Former Republican Senate Challenger (2012): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jamie Radtke on other issues.
  • Oppose the Clinton-Feinstein gun ban. (May 2012)
  • Second Amendment avoids infringement on civil liberties. (Apr 2012)
  • Defend our second amendment rights. (Jul 2011)
Mark Earley on Gun Control
Republican 2000 Candidate: Click here for Mark Earley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Gilmore on Gun Control
Senate challenger 2008; previously Republican Governor (VA): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gilmore on other issues.
  • Supporter of 2nd Amendment rights; Americans can be trusted. (Apr 2007)
  • More gun convictions means less violent crime. (Jan 2001)
John Hager on Gun Control
GOP 2000 Primary Candidate: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Hager on other issues.
  • Crack down on most dangerous types of gun possession. (Jan 2001)
Virgil Goode on Gun Control
Republican (Unseated 2008) (District 5): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Virgil Goode on other issues.
  • Veto any ban on assault weapons. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports absolute right to gun ownership. (May 2012)
  • Co-chair of the Second Amendment Caucus. (Apr 2012)
  • 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)
  • Support the Second Amendment . (Dec 2000)
  • 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)
  • Individual right to self-defense at home and as self-defense. (Jan 1999)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Charles Robb on Gun Control
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Charles Robb on other issues.
  • 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 YES on maintaining current law: guns sold without trigger locks. (Jul 1998)
  • Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology. (Aug 2000)
Edward Schrock on Gun Control
Republican (Until 2004) (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Edward Schrock on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • No lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
Herb Bateman on Gun Control
Republican (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Herb Bateman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
Tom Bliley on Gun Control
Republican (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Bliley on other issues.
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
Rick Boucher on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (VA-9): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Rick Boucher 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 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)
  • Support tradition of hunting on wildlife refuges. (Aug 1994)
  • Individual right to self-defense at home and as self-defense. (Jan 1999)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Jo Ann Davis on Gun Control
Republican (District 1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jo Ann Davis 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)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • No United Nations taxation on firearms. (Sep 2003)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Tom Davis on Gun Control
Republican Representative (VA-11): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Tom Davis 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 C by the NRA, indicating a mixed voting record on gun rights. (Dec 2003)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Thelma Drake on Gun Control
Republican Representative (VA-2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Thelma Drake 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)
Jim Gilmore on Gun Control
Senate challenger 2008; previously Republican Governor (VA): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gilmore on other issues.
  • Supporter of 2nd Amendment rights; Americans can be trusted. (Apr 2007)
  • More gun convictions means less violent crime. (Jan 2001)
Harris Miller on Gun Control
Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Harris Miller on other issues.
  • There are enough gun laws on the books. (Feb 2006)
Glenn Nye on Gun Control
Democrat (until 2010) (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Glenn Nye on other issues.
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
Tom Perriello on Gun Control
Democrat (until 2010) (District 5): Click here for Tom Perriello on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Owen Pickett on Gun Control
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Owen Pickett on other issues.
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Individual right to self-defense at home and as self-defense. (Jan 1999)
Norman Sisisky on Gun Control
Democrat (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Norman Sisisky on other issues.
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
John Warner on Gun Control
Republican Sr Senator (VA): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for John Warner 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 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)
  • Rated D by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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