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Butch Otter on Gun Control
Republican governor; previously Representative (ID-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Butch Otter on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • No United Nations taxation on firearms. (Sep 2003)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)

Senate:

ID 2014: 2014 ID Senate debate


Michael Crapo on Gun Control
Republican Sr Senator (ID): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Michael Crapo on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting foreign & UN aid that restricts US gun ownership. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on more penalties for gun & drug violations. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on loosening license & background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Rated A+ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Aug 2010)
  • Oppose the United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty. (Sep 2013)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal. (Feb 2009)
  • Dangerousness, not mental incompetence, limits gun rights. (Mar 2009)
Larry LaRocco on Gun Control
Democratic Senate Challenger; previously US Rep.: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Larry LaRocco on other issues.
  • Support tradition of hunting on wildlife refuges. (Aug 1994)
Nels Mitchell on Gun Control
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Nels Mitchell on other issues.
  • High priority on right to hunt & fish on public lands. (Jan 2014)
Jim Risch on Gun Control
Republican Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Jim Risch on other issues.
  • Gun ownership is a constitutional right. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains. (Apr 2009)
  • Rated A+ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Oppose the United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty. (Sep 2013)
  • Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal. (Feb 2009)
  • Dangerousness, not mental incompetence, limits gun rights. (Mar 2009)

House:


Raul Labrador on Gun Control
Republican (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Raul Labrador on other issues.
  • Strong supporter of rights guaranteed by 2nd Amendment. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Oct 2011)
Mike Simpson on Gun Control
Republican Representative (ID-2): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Mike Simpson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • No United Nations taxation on firearms. (Sep 2003)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Apr 2011)
  • Recognize heritage of hunting & shooting on federal lands. (Sep 2011)
  • Individual right to self-defense at home and as self-defense. (Jan 1999)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Dirk Kempthorne on Gun Control
Republican Governor (ID) and previously Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dirk Kempthorne on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining current law: guns sold without trigger locks. (Jul 1998)
Jim Risch on Gun Control
Republican Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Jim Risch on other issues.
  • Gun ownership is a constitutional right. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains. (Apr 2009)
  • Rated A+ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Oppose the United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty. (Sep 2013)
  • Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal. (Feb 2009)
  • Dangerousness, not mental incompetence, limits gun rights. (Mar 2009)
Jerry Brady on Gun Control
Former Democrat Challenger (2006): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jerry Brady on other issues.
  • Opposes limiting Idahoans’ right to bear arms. (Nov 2006)
Alan Blinken on Gun Control
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (ID): Click here for Alan Blinken on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Scott McClure on Gun Control
2004 former Democratic Challenger: Click here for Scott McClure on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Fred Adams on Gun Control
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Fred Adams on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Helen Chenoweth on Gun Control
Republican (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Helen Chenoweth on other issues.
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
Larry Craig on Gun Control
Republican Sr Senator (ID): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Larry Craig on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on more penalties for gun & drug violations. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on loosening license & background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on maintaining current law: guns sold without trigger locks. (Jul 1998)
  • Rated A+ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Allow firearms in National Parks. (Feb 2008)
Dirk Kempthorne on Gun Control
Republican Governor (ID) and previously Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dirk Kempthorne on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining current law: guns sold without trigger locks. (Jul 1998)
Walt Minnick on Gun Control
Former Democrat (until 2010) (District 1): Click here for Walt Minnick on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Sali on Gun Control
Republican: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bill Sali on other issues.
  • Leader on 2nd Amendment issues. (Oct 2006)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Tom Sullivan on Gun Control
2010 Democrat Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tom Sullivan on other issues.
  • Supports right to own a gun. (Jul 2010)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Rated AQ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Aug 2010)
Butch Otter on Gun Control
Republican governor; previously Representative (ID-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Butch Otter on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • No United Nations taxation on firearms. (Sep 2003)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
Rex Rammell on Gun Control
Independent Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rex Rammell on other issues.
  • Gun ownership saves more lives than all criminal laws. (Jul 2008)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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