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Al Gore on Gun Control
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  • Focus on gun safety, not hunters & sportsmen. (Oct 17)
  • Restrict guns from wrong hands, not sportsmen & homeowners. (Oct 11)
  • Gun licensing by states, but no registration. (Oct 11)
  • No special lawsuit protection for gun makers. (Sep 30)
  • Mandatory background checks & child safety locks. (Aug 18)
  • Agrees with Bush on banning weapons; but wants registration. (Apr 21)
  • Nationally mandated, state-run system of photo licensing. (Apr 20)
  • Take on the NRA with presidential leadership. (Mar 1)
  • Passed toughest gun control in 30 years; same for next 30. (Feb 21)
  • Maximize gun control within what’s politically possible. (Jan 5)
  • Counter gun lobby with ‘family lobby’ to shield kids. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted against some gun limitations while in Congress. (Jun 1999)
  • Supports background checks at gun shows, in tie-breaker. (May 1999)
  • Supports Brady Law and ban on assault weapons. (May 1999)
David McReynolds on Gun Control
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  • Gun rights apply only to states, not individuals. (Sep 1999)
Dick Cheney on Gun Control
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  • Now might outlaw plastic guns & cop-killer bullets. (Jul 31)
  • Trigger locks OK, and tougher enforcement. (Jul 26)
  • Opposed 7-day waiting period for buying guns. (Jul 24)
  • Voted against banning plastic bullets & cop-killer bullets. (Jul 24)
  • Voted in Congress to weaken gun control laws. (Jan 1986)
Ezola Foster on Gun Control
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  • Focus on Constitution: No infringement of gun rights. (Aug 29)
George W. Bush on Gun Control
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  • If gun laws are broken, hold people accountable. (Oct 17)
  • First, enforce the law; then keep guns from wrong people. (Oct 11)
  • Restrict lawsuits against gun makers. (Sep 30)
  • Government should pay for voluntary trigger locks. (May 13)
  • Bush says Gore is more a member of NRA than Bush is. (May 5)
  • Agrees with Gore on trigger locks;but wants more enforcement. (Apr 21)
  • Project Sentry: juvenile gun laws & school accountability. (Apr 20)
  • Would sign, but would not push, gun restrictions. (Apr 14)
  • Ban automatic weapons & high-capacity ammunition clips. (Apr 2)
  • Best gun control is more prosecution & certain jail. (Dec 1999)
  • Supports gun ownership for protection and hunting. (Dec 1999)
  • $1.6M TX campaign, “Gun Crime Means Hard Time.”. (Sep 1999)
  • Raise legal age for guns to 21; ban certain ammo. (Aug 1999)
  • No child-safety locks on guns; concealed carrying ok. (Jun 1999)
  • No city lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jun 1999)
  • Gun restrictions OK within basic right to own guns. (May 1999)
  • Gun show checks OK; ban guns near schools & kids. (Apr 1999)
  • Assault weapon OK; waiting period not OK. (Apr 1999)
Harry Browne on Gun Control
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  • Any gun regulation gives politicians power to do anything. (Sep 9)
  • Gun restrictions are unconstitutional. (Jan 13)
  • Well-protected politicians misunderstand need for guns. (Nov 1999)
  • Your home is safer if there are guns in your neighborhood. (Nov 1999)
  • Criminals are not affected by gun-control laws. (Nov 1999)
  • Don’t let politicians decide our need for assault rifles. (Nov 1999)
  • Repeal all gun laws; Bill of Rights is “literal”. (May 1996)
  • Prosecute crimes, not possession of weapons. (Jul 1995)
Howard Phillips on Gun Control
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  • Repeal gun restrictions; concealed carry OK. (Jan 13)
  • Guns controlled by citizens with no restrictions. (Sep 1999)
John Hagelin on Gun Control
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  • More restrictions on purchase, possession, & use of guns. (Jan 13)
  • Gun control is reasonable, but won’t solve all crime. (Jul 1996)
Joseph Lieberman on Gun Control
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  • Safe havens: Ban guns in schools and churches. (Apr 14)
  • Safety locks, background checks, & bans on sale to kids. (May 1999)
Pat Buchanan on Gun Control
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  • Stop using heinous crimes to take away 2nd amendment rights. (Nov 1999)
  • Faithfully protects 2nd Amendment, except for felons. (Jun 1999)
  • Gun laws didn’t stop Littleton shootings. (Jun 1999)
Ralph Nader on Gun Control
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  • Support Brady Bill & thoughtful gun control. (Jun 25)
  • Supports trigger locks, licensing, & banning some guns. (Jun 24)
Winona LaDuke on Gun Control
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  • Supports careful gun control. (Jun 25)
  • Support Brady Bill & thoughtful gun control. (Jun 25)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  



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