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Chris Rothfuss on Gun Control

Democratic Challenger


Absolute right to gun ownership

Q: Do you support the statement, "Absolute right to gun ownership"?

A: Support. The Second Amendment is very clear about guaranteeing an individual's right to keep and bear arms. I support the Second Amendment, and applaud the recent Heller decision.

Source: Email interview on 2008 Senate race with OnTheIssues.org Aug 10, 2008

Right to self-protection is an essential freedom

Each of us has the right to keep and bear arms, if we so choose. We have the right to protect ourselves, and the ones we love, without fear of reprisal. And it is during crisis that this essential freedom becomes most valuable --we need to make sure that no government, at any level, will ever again make the mistaken assumption that they can restrict this constitutional freedom when we are most in need of it.
Source: Statement of Candidacy for United States Senate Mar 22, 2008

Other candidates on Gun Control: Chris Rothfuss on other issues:
WY Gubernatorial:
Dave Freudenthal
WY Senatorial:
John Barrasso
Michael Enzi
Nick Carter


2008 Senate retirements:

Wayne Allard(R,CO)
Larry Craig(R,ID)
Pete Domenici(R,NM)
Chuck Hagel(R,NE)
Trent Lott(R,MS)
Craig Thomas(R,WY)
John Warner(R,VA)

Incoming Obama Administration:

Pres.Barack Obama
V.P.Joe Biden
State:Hillary Clinton
HHS:Tom Daschle
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DHS:Janet Napolitano
DOC:Bill Richardson
DoD:Robert Gates
A.G.:Eric Holder
Treas.:Tim Geithner
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AL:Sessions
AR:Pryor
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GA:Chambliss v.Martin (Dec. 2 runoff)
IA:Harkin
ID:*Risch
IL:Durbin
KS:Roberts
KY:McConnell
LA:Landrieu
MA:Kerry
ME:Collins
MI:Levin
MN:Coleman v.Franken (recounting as of Dec.1)
MS4:Wicker
MS6:Cochran
MT:Baucus
NC:*Hagan over Dole
NE:*Johanns
NH:*Shaheen over Sununu
NJ:Lautenberg
NM:*Udall
OK:Inhofe
OR:*Merkley over Smith
RI:Reed
SC:Graham
SD:Johnson
TN:Alexander
TX:Cornyn
VA:*Warner
WV:Rockefeller
WY4:Barrasso
WY6:Enzi
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