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Jan Brewer on Gun Control
Republican Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jan Brewer on other issues.
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Rated A+ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Aug 2010)
Doug Ducey on Gun Control
Republican Gubernatorial Nominee: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Doug Ducey on other issues.
  • Gun tragedies would not be averted with stricter gun laws. (Aug 2014)
  • Avoid shootings by mentally ill but respect 2nd Amendment. (Jun 2014)
Fred DuVal on Gun Control
Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger : Click here for the full quote OR click here for Fred DuVal on other issues.
  • Require background checks for all gun purchases. (Jun 2014)
Phil Gordon on Gun Control
Mayor of Phoenix: Click here for Phil Gordon on other issues.
    No stance on record.
JL Mealer on Gun Control
Independent for Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for JL Mealer on other issues.
  • Repeal NFA Title I & II. (Sep 2011)

Senate:

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Richard Carmona on Gun Control
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Richard Carmona on other issues.
  • Owning weapons OK if people have good training, education. (Jan 2011)
  • Shot while defending hostage from killer, at gunpoint. (Aug 2009)
Jeff Flake on Gun Control
Republican Representative (AZ-6); Senate challenger: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Flake on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 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)
  • Support the Second Amendment . (Dec 2000)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Aug 2011)
  • Oppose the United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty. (Sep 2013)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Jon Kyl on Gun Control
Republican Jr Senator (AZ; retiring 2012): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Jon Kyl 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)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jul 2005)
  • 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)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Allow firearms in National Parks. (Feb 2008)
John McCain on Gun Control
Republican nominee for President; Senior Senator (AZ): Click here for 25 full quotes OR click here for John McCain on other issues.
  • I know how to use guns; but I don’t own one. (Nov 2007)
  • Prosecute criminals, not citizens for gun ownership. (Sep 2007)
  • Don’t hold gun manufacturers liable for crimes. (Sep 2007)
  • Opposes restrictions on assault weapons and ammunition types. (Sep 2007)
  • Calls for GOP “tolerance” of closing gun show loopholes. (May 2002)
  • Ban cheap guns; require safety locks; for gun show checks. (Aug 1999)
  • Supports ban on certain assault weapons. (Aug 1999)
  • Voted against Brady Bill & assault weapon ban. (Aug 1999)
  • Guns are a problem, but so are violent web sites & videos. (Aug 1999)
  • Punish criminals who abuse 2nd Amendment rights. (May 1999)
  • Youth Violence Prevention Act restricts guns for kids. (May 1999)
  • Repeal existing gun restrictions; penalize criminal use. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Apr 2011)
  • Oppose the United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty. (Sep 2013)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Allow firearms in National Parks. (Feb 2008)

House:


Ron Barber on Gun Control
Democrat (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ron Barber on other issues.
  • Protect all Constitutional rights, including 2nd Amendment. (Jun 2012)
Trent Franks on Gun Control
Republican Representative (AZ-2): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Trent Franks on other issues.
  • Unwaveringly protect the right to own and bear arms. (Oct 2002)
  • 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)
  • 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 firearms in National Parks. (Feb 2008)
  • Allow reloading spent military small arms ammunition. (Apr 2009)
  • Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal. (Feb 2009)
Paul Gosar on Gun Control
Republican (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Paul Gosar on other issues.
  • Don't interfere with the rights of gun ownership. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Sep 2011)
Raul Grijalva on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (AZ-7): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Raul Grijalva 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)
Ann Kirkpatrick on Gun Control
Democrat (District 1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Ann Kirkpatrick on other issues.
  • Strongly supports the Second Amendment. (Nov 2008)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Opposes restricting the Second Amendment. (Oct 2012)
David Schweikert on Gun Control
Republican (District 6): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for David Schweikert on other issues.
  • Strong defender of right to keep and bear arms. (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. (Oct 2011)
Kyrsten Sinema on Gun Control
Democrat (District 9): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Kyrsten Sinema on other issues.
  • Supports background checks, gun licenses, and enforcement. (Nov 2006)
  • Supports restrictions on gun purchases. (Sep 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Janet Napolitano-Gov on Gun Control
Former Democratic Governor; now in Cabinet: Click here for Janet Napolitano-Gov on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Frank Riggs on Gun Control
Republican Gubernatorial Challenger : Click here for the full quote OR click here for Frank Riggs on other issues.
  • Gun violence is not about video games or 2nd Amendment. (Jun 2014)
Don Bivens on Gun Control
Former Democratic Challenger (2012): Click here for Don Bivens on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bryan Hackbarth on Gun Control
Republican Challenger (lost 2012 primary): Click here for Bryan Hackbarth on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Ruben on Gun Control
Democratic Challenger (lost 2012 primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Ruben on other issues.
  • Gun registration, training, licensure, and limitations. (May 2012)
Jeff Flake on Gun Control
Republican Representative (AZ-6); Senate challenger: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Flake on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 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)
  • Support the Second Amendment . (Dec 2000)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Aug 2011)
  • Oppose the United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty. (Sep 2013)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Gabby Giffords on Gun Control
Democrat: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Gabby Giffords on other issues.
  • Ban semi-automatics; but allow concealed carry. (Nov 2000)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
Ed Pastor on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (AZ-4): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ed Pastor 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)
Ben Quayle on Gun Control
Republican (lost 2012 primary) (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ben Quayle on other issues.
  • Defend our 2nd Amendment right to bear arms. (Nov 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Jul 2011)
Matt Salmon on Gun Control
Republican (District 5): Click here for Matt Salmon on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jane Dee Hull on Gun Control
Former Republican Governor (1997-2002): Click here for Jane Dee Hull on other issues.
    No stance on record.
J.D. Hayworth on Gun Control
Republican (until 2007) (District 6): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for J.D. Hayworth 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)
  • 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)
  • Individual right to self-defense at home and as self-defense. (Jan 1999)
J.D. Hayworth on Gun Control
2010 Republican challenger; previously US Representative: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for J.D. Hayworth 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)
  • 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)
  • Individual right to self-defense at home and as self-defense. (Jan 1999)
Stuart Starky on Gun Control
2004 former Democrat challenger; also ran for Senate in '00: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Stuart Starky on other issues.
  • Right to bear arms, but with background checks. (Aug 2004)
  • Concealed carry ok; require background checks. (Jul 2002)
Bob Stump on Gun Control
Former GOP (until 2010) (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bob Stump on other issues.
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • No lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jan 2001)
  • Individual right to self-defense at home and as self-defense. (Jan 1999)
Rudy Garcia on Gun Control
2010 Democratic challenger (lost primary); previously Mayor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rudy Garcia on other issues.
  • Absolute right to gun ownership until we amend Constitution. (Mar 2010)
Rodney Glassman on Gun Control
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rodney Glassman on other issues.
  • Rated ? by the NRA, indicating a mixed voting record on gun rights. (Aug 2010)
Jim Kolbe on Gun Control
Republican (District 5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jim Kolbe 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)
Harry Mitchell on Gun Control
Democrat: Click here for Harry Mitchell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Pederson on Gun Control
Democratic challenger, state party chair: Click here for Jim Pederson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Renzi on Gun Control
Republican Representative (AZ-1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Rick Renzi 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)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
John Shadegg on Gun Control
Republican Representative (AZ-3): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for John Shadegg 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)
  • Support the Second Amendment . (Dec 2000)
  • 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)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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