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Scott Walker on Gun Control
Republican Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Scott Walker on other issues.
  • The Second Amendment is not optional. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)

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Tammy Baldwin on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (WI-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tammy Baldwin on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports restricting the Second Amendment. (Oct 2012)
Ron Johnson on Gun Control
Republican Sr Senator: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ron Johnson on other issues.
  • Protect the Constitution's 2nd Amendment. (Jun 2010)
  • Voted NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated AQ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Aug 2010)
Herbert Kohl on Gun Control
Democratic Sr Senator (WI): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Herbert Kohl on other issues.
  • 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 YES on background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on more penalties for gun & drug violations. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on loosening license & background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on maintaining current law: guns sold without trigger locks. (Jul 1998)
  • Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology. (Aug 2000)
John Schiess on Gun Control
Republican Challenger (Lost primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Schiess on other issues.
  • No background checks; yes concealed carry. (Nov 2008)

House:


Sean Duffy on Gun Control
Republican (District 7): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Sean Duffy on other issues.
  • Protect our Constitutional right to bear arms. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes restricting gun purchase & possession. (Nov 2010)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Sep 2011)
Ron Kind on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (WI-3): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Ron Kind 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 NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated D by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Jun 2012)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Gwen Moore on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (WI-4): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Gwen Moore on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
  • Ban "fire sale" of firearms after delicensing closure. (Jan 2013)
  • Ban large-capacity ammunition. (Jan 2013)
  • Stricter regulation on gun show firearm sales. (Jan 2013)
  • Repeal "stand-your-ground" laws. (Jul 2013)
Tom Petri on Gun Control
Republican Representative (WI-6): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tom Petri 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)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Mark Pocan on Gun Control
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mark Pocan on other issues.
  • Supports restrictions on gun purchases. (Sep 2012)
  • Ban "fire sale" of firearms after delicensing closure. (Jan 2013)
  • Ban large-capacity ammunition. (Jan 2013)
  • Stricter regulation on gun show firearm sales. (Jan 2013)
Reid Ribble on Gun Control
Republican (District 8): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Reid Ribble on other issues.
  • Unwavering defender of personal gun rights. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
Paul Ryan on Gun Control
Republican nominee for Vice President; U.S. Rep. (WI-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Paul Ryan on other issues.
  • Attorney General Holder in contempt over "Fast & Furious". (Jun 2012)
  • Avid bow hunter who skins his own prey. (Apr 2012)
  • 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)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Jul 2011)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Allow reloading spent military small arms ammunition. (Apr 2009)
James Sensenbrenner on Gun Control
Republican Representative (WI-5): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for James Sensenbrenner 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)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Oct 2011)
  • Recognize heritage of hunting & shooting on federal lands. (Sep 2011)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Jim Doyle on Gun Control
Democratic WI Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Doyle on other issues.
  • Defend the Constitutional Right to Hunt, Fish and Trap. (Sep 2002)
  • No guns for convicted felons, via background checks. (Sep 2002)
Steve Kagen on Gun Control
Democrat: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Steve Kagen on other issues.
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Ron Kind on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (WI-3): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Ron Kind 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 NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated D by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Jun 2012)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Mark Neumann on Gun Control
Republican Challenger (Lost primary): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mark Neumann on other issues.
  • Defend the Second Amendment. (Jun 2012)
  • Supports same positions on guns as NRA. (Apr 2012)
Tommy Thompson on Gun Control
Republican Challenger; previously HHS Secretary: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tommy Thompson on other issues.
  • Against gun control. (May 2001)
  • Zero tolerance for guns, violence, drugs in schools. (Jan 2001)
  • Opposes restricting the Second Amendment. (Oct 2012)
Tammy Baldwin on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (WI-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tammy Baldwin on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports restricting the Second Amendment. (Oct 2012)
Tom Barrett on Gun Control
Democrat (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Barrett on other issues.
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
Scott McCallum on Gun Control
Former Republican Governor (2001-2002): Click here for Scott McCallum on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ed Thompson on Gun Control
Libertarian Challenger 2000: Click here for Ed Thompson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Russ Darrow on Gun Control
2004 former Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Russ Darrow on other issues.
  • Restrict lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Mar 2004)
Steve Gunderson on Gun Control
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for Steve Gunderson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jerry Kleczka on Gun Control
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jerry Kleczka on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
Scott Klug on Gun Control
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for Scott Klug on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tim Michels on Gun Control
Former Republican Challenger (2006): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tim Michels on other issues.
  • 2nd Amendment give you the right to defend your family. (Sep 2004)
Mark Neumann on Gun Control
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mark Neumann on other issues.
  • Defend the Second Amendment. (Jun 2012)
  • Supports same positions on guns as NRA. (Apr 2012)
Toby Roth on Gun Control
Republican Former (1994-) (District 8): Click here for Toby Roth on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Russell Feingold on Gun Control
Democratic Jr Senator (WI): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Russell Feingold on other issues.
  • 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 NO on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on more penalties for gun & drug violations. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on loosening license & background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on maintaining current law: guns sold without trigger locks. (Jul 1998)
  • Supports restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
Mark Green on Gun Control
Republican (District 8): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mark Green 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)
Steve Kagen on Gun Control
Democrat: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Steve Kagen on other issues.
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Robert Lorge on Gun Control
Republican challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Robert Lorge on other issues.
  • 2nd Amendment protects against Tyranny. (Aug 2006)
  • 100% pro-Second Amendment rights. (Feb 2006)
David Obey on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (WI-7): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for David Obey 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 NO 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)
David Redick on Gun Control
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for David Redick on other issues.
  • Absolute right to guns, if used safely by non-criminals. (Mar 2006)
  • Second amendment only applies to state militias. (Feb 2006)
  • Leave responsible gun owners alone. (Feb 2006)
Rae Vogeler on Gun Control
Green Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rae Vogeler on other issues.
  • Possession ok for self-defense; but not concealed carry. (Oct 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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