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Mick Rich on Gun Control

 

 


No restrictions on semi-automatic weapons nor silencers

Q: Support more restrictive gun control legislation?

Martin Heinrich (D): Yes. Former NRA member, backed legislation to ban bump stocks & deny those on the federal no-fly list.

Gary Johnson (L): No. Says evidence doesn't show that such laws make us safer--actually less safe.

Mick Rich (R): No. "Constitutional right." Wouldn't restrict semi-automatic weapons or silencers.

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

Background checks on all firearm purchases, no exceptions

Q: Given recent events in New Mexico and across the nation, what would you do to address gun violence?

A: Ensure that individuals who should not have access to firearms don't gain gun access, while also ensuring they receive due process. Background checks on all firearm purchases, no exceptions. Any declared "Gun free zones" become responsible for the safety of their occupants.

Source: League of Women Voters Q&A on 2018 New Mexico Senate race , Sep 9, 2018

Supports 2nd Amendment rights including "assault rifles"

Human beings have the God-given right to protect themselves, their families, and their communities. Americans have the Constitutional right to buy, own, and carry firearms. Our 2nd Amendment rights should allow us undisturbed carry of our firearms no matter which state we live in or travel to. Black guns--often wrongly called "assault rifles"--should have equal legal status as other hunting rifles. And gun owners should be able to protect their hearing by buying silencers.
Source: 2018 New Mexico campaign website MickRichForSenate.com , Jan 18, 2018

2nd Amendment is a God-given right

Human beings have the God-given right to protect themselves, their families, and their communities. Americans have the Constitutional right to buy, own, and carry firearms. Our Second Amendment rights should allow us undisturbed carry of our firearms no matter which state we live in or travel to. Black guns--often wrongly called "assault rifles"--should have equal legal status as other hunting rifles. And gun owners should be able to protect their hearing by buying silencers without undergoing a background investigation or paying a special tax.
Source: 2018 New Mexico Senate website MickRichForSenate.com , Aug 8, 2017

Unrestricted right to bear arms, according to CC survey.

Rich 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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