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Pete Ashdown on Gun Control

Democratic challenger


Current laws are reasonable and are working

The right of Utah citizens to own & use weapons for personal & public defense is mentioned in both the US Bill of Rights and the Utah State Constitution. I will support those Constitutional rights to responsibly own and use guns. Utah is primarily responsible for defining what constitutes legal use of guns for the state’s citizens and the current laws seem to be reasonable and working as they presently exist. I would like to see cooperation on both sides to reduce the motivations for gun violence.
Source: 2006 Senate campaign website, peteashdown.org, “Issues” , Jun 21, 2006

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