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    This page contains bill sponsorships in the Senate and House. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on.

2008-S2619 on Feb 8, 2008

Bill Sponsorship: allowing firearms in National Parks
Source: Protecting Americans from Violent Crime Act (S.2619&HR.5434)
Bars the promulgation or enforcement of any regulation that prohibits an individual from possessing a firearm, including an assembled or functional firearm, in any unit of the National Park System or the National Wildlife Refuge System if:
  1. the individual is not otherwise prohibited by law from possessing the firearm; and
  2. the possession of the firearm is in compliance with the law of state in which the unit is located.


    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 10. Question 10: Absolute right to gun ownership Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Gun Control
  • Headline: Allow firearms in National Parks (Score: 2)

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



Democrats participating in 2008-S2619



Republicans participating in 2008-S2619

Paul Broun s1oGA Republican Challenger 
Jim Bunning s1oKY Republican Jr Senator (retiring 2010) 
Saxby Chambliss s1oGA Republican Sr Senator (retiring 2014) 
Tom Coburn s1pOK Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative 
Larry Craig s1oID Former Republican Senator (until 2008) 
Barbara Cubin s1oWyoming Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Jim DeMint s1oSC Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative 
John Ensign s1oNV Republican Jr Senator 
Trent Franks s1oArizona Republican 
Lindsey Graham s1oSC Republican Sr Senator 
Orrin Hatch s1oUT Republican Sr Senator 
Jeb Hensarling s1pTexas Republican 
Wally Herger s1oCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012) 
James Inhofe s1oOK Republican Sr Senator 
Johnny Isakson s1oGA Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative 
Sam Johnson s1oTexas Republican 
Walter Beaman Jones s1oNorth Carolina Republican 
Jon Kyl s1oAZ Republican Jr Senator (Retiring) 
Doug Lamborn s1oColorado Republican 
John McCain s1oAZ Republican Sr Senator 
Jeff Miller s1oFlorida Republican 
Lisa Murkowski s1oAK Republican Sr Senator 
Marilyn Musgrave s1oColorado Republican (Unseated 2008) 
John Peterson s1oPennsylvania Republican (Retired 2008) 
Ted Poe s1oTexas Republican 
Ted Stevens s1oAK Former Republican Sr Senator 
John Sununu s1oNew Hampshire Republican 
John Thune s1oSD Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative 
David Vitter s1oLA Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative 
Roger Wicker s1oMississippi Republican (Senate 2008) 
Robert Wittman s1oVirginia Republican 
Don Young s1oAlaska Republican 



Independents participating in 2008-S2619



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 0
Republicans: 32
Independents: 0


















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