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Thomas Kean Jr. on Gun Control

 


Uphold our current firearm laws

Q: Do you favor additional control on handguns and rifles?

MENENDEZ: Yes. Violence on our streets is devastating too many New Jersey families. I introduced legislation to combat gangs, which includes increased penalties for gun crimes.

KEAN: We must uphold our current firearm laws and expand prosecution of those who commit crimes with a firearm, like the 10-20-30 legislation I currently sponsored.

Source: Hall Institute N.J. Senate Virtual Debate (X-ref Menendez) Sep 24, 2006

Rated "F" by Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs

Based on a questionnaire and the votes that Association of N. J. Rifle & Pistol Clubs considered to be the most important in 2003, they have assigned Senator Kean a grade of F (with grades ranging from a high of A+ to a low of F).
Source: ANJRPC state legislative ratings Jan 1, 2003

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