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Josh Hawley on Gun Control

 

 


Supports background checks but not assault rifle ban

Q: Support more restrictive gun control legislation? Restrict semi-automatic weapons?

Josh Hawley (R): Supports background checks, banning bump stocks, but not assault rifles.

Claire McCaskill (D): Yes. Supports Second Amendment, but supports background checks, closing gun show loophole, assault rifle ban.

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on Missouri Senate race , Oct 9, 2018

Stronger gun control background checks; ban bump stocks

President Trump's effort to ban bump stocks has the support of Josh Hawley, Missouri's attorney general and a Republican running for U.S. Senate against the Democratic incumbent, Sen. Claire McCaskill. Hawley, speaking to reporters after formally filing paperwork to run for Senate, fielded˙multiple questions about firearms in America. He said he supports˙some gun-control measures, such as improving the background check system used by weapons dealers with federal firearms licenses.˙
Source: Springfield News-Leader on 2018 Missouri Senate race , Feb 27, 2018

Unrestricted right to bear arms, according to CC survey.

Hawley opposes the CC survey question on Second Amendment

The Christian Coalition Voter Guide inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Further Restrictions on the Right to Keep and Bear Arms' Christian Coalition's self-description: "Christian Voter Guide is a clearing-house for traditional, pro-family voter guides. We do not create voter guides, nor do we interview or endorse candidates."

Source: Christian Coalition Surve 18CC-10 on Jul 1, 2018

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