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Doug Lamborn on Gun Control

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2nd Amendment is a vital protection

Lamborn believes that the 2nd Amendment is one of our nation’s most vital protections. Lamborn helped pass Colorado’s concealed carry law and making it as least restrictive as possible. Lamborn believes that the 2nd Amendment is not only for hunters and target shooters - it’s for the right to defend one’s self and one’s family from attack. Lamborn will oppose any attempts to erode our gun rights, including any steps promoting gun owner databases, or restrictions on weapons based on appearance.
Source: 2006 House campaign website lambornforcongress.org, “Issues” , Nov 7, 2006

National cross-state standard for concealed carry.

Lamborn signed H.R.197&S.845

Establishes a national standard for the carrying of concealed firearms (other than a machinegun or destructive device) by non-residents. Authorizes a person who has a valid permit to carry a concealed firearm in one state and who is not prohibited from carrying a firearm under federal law to carry a concealed firearm in another state:

Source: National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act 09-HR197 on Jan 6, 2009

Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message.

Lamborn signed H.RES.1365

Source: Resolution Commending the National Rifle Association 10-HRs1365 on May 18, 2010

Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases.

Lamborn co-sponsored Firearms Interstate Commerce Reform Act

Congressional Summary:Amends the federal criminal code to:

  • allow licensed firearms dealers to sell or deliver any firearm (currently, rifles or shotguns) to any state if the licensee meets with the purchaser and the transaction complies with the laws of the state in which the transfer is conducted and the purchaser's state of residence; and
  • eliminate the requirement that a licensee must conduct business at a gun show only in the state that is specified on the licensee's license.
  • Nothing in this Act shall prohibit the sale of a firearm or ammunition between licensed firearms dealers at any location in any state.

    Proponent's Comments (NRA-ILA, Oct. 14, 2011): This bill would remove several antiquated and unnecessary restrictions imposed on interstate firearms business since 1968:

    Source: HR58/S1691 11-H0058 on Oct 12, 2011

    Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad.

    Lamborn co-sponsored Veterans' Heritage Firearms Act

    Source: HR420/S798 11-HR0420 on Jan 25, 2011

    Interstate transportation of firearms is federally prote.

    Lamborn co-sponsored H.R.131

    Congressional Summary: On interstate transportation of firearms or ammunition:

    Supporters reasons for voting YEA: (NRA Institute for Legal Action, 1/16/15): Current federal law guarantees the right of law-abiding persons to transport firearms, regardless of state or local laws. Unfortunately, anti-gun local officials are using overly restrictive state licensing laws to harass and prosecute travelers who have made every effort to comply with the law, resulting in seized guns and sometimes arrests. HR 131 would make clear that I, including activities incidental to the trip such as temporary lodging.

    Opponents reasons for voting NAY: (PopVox blog postings on HR 131):

    Source: Bill sponsored by 27 House Members 15_H131 on Jan 6, 2015

    Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC.

    Lamborn co-sponsored banning gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC