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Jim Christiana on Gun Control

 

 


Opposes background checks on gun purchases

Christiana doesn't support Republican Sen. Pat Toomey's bipartisan proposal to expand background checks on gun purchases--because of what he says are "human errors" in the current background check process that have allowed some "lunatics" to acquire guns

"If we can't run the system that we have in place, how in the world are we ever going to expand it and realistically think that it's going to do its job?" he said. He said lawmakers should hold hearings and discussions to get to the "root cause" of the shootings, "not to find a scapegoat."

Christiana, who has a 2-year-old son, said he supports state legislation to require armed security officers and metal detectors in every school. He also supports legislation mandating school-age children to undergo annual mental health screenings. With the cost of such efforts in question, he said lawmakers would find a way to pay.

Source: Lancaster Online on 2018 Pennsylvania Senate race , Apr 7, 2018

Rated 93% by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record.

Christiana scores 93% by NRA on pro-gun rights policies

While widely recognized today as a major political force and as America's foremost defender of Second Amendment rights, the National Rifle Association (NRA) has, since its inception, been the premier firearms education organization in the world. But our successes would not be possible without the tireless efforts and countless hours of service our nearly three million members have given to champion Second Amendment rights and support NRA programs.

The following ratings are based on lifetime voting records on gun issues and the results of a questionaire sent to all Congressional candidates; the NRA assigned a letter grade (with A+ being the highest and F being the lowest).

Source: NRA website 10-NRA on Aug 11, 2010

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