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Josh Mandel on Gun Control

 


Defend the Second Amendment

The Senate Conservatives Fund has developed a questionnaire that we require candidates to complete before we consider an endorsement. A candidate's answers to these questions will reveal whether they consistently apply conservative principles to their positions on important issues.

The Second Amendment is about a lot more than guns. It tells us if a candidate takes the Constitution seriously. This Senate Conservatives Fund question is simple and to the point:

[The SCF website SenateConservatives.org includes the plank]: Defend the 2nd Amendment: The 2nd Amendment protects our freedom to keep and bear arms. SCF candidates oppose all efforts to eliminate or restrict this right. [The SCF endorsed Mandel].
Source: 2012 endorsee questionnaire from Senate Conservatives Fund , Jun 6, 2012

Homeowner self-defense may include use of force

Voting Record: While in the State Legislature, Representative Mandel voted in favor of legislation that would presume that a homeowner acted in self-defense if they used force against someone who illegally entered their house or car.
Source: ThePoliticalGuide.com, 2012 Senate Profiles , May 5, 2012

Opposes restricting the Second Amendment.

Mandel opposes the CC Voters Guide question on the Second Amendment

Christian Coalition publishes a number of special voter educational materials including the Christian Coalition Voter Guides, which provide voters with critical information about where candidates stand on important faith and family issues. The Christian Coalition Voters Guide summarizes candidate stances on the following topic: "Further restrictions on the right to keep and bear arms"

Source: Christian Coalition Voter Guide 12-CC-q10 on Oct 31, 2012

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