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Earl Ray Tomblin on Gun Control
Democratic Governor: Click here for Earl Ray Tomblin on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

WV 2014: 2014 WV Senate debate


Shelley Moore Capito on Gun Control
Republican Representative (WV-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Shelley Moore Capito 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)
  • 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)
Joe Manchin III on Gun Control
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Joe Manchin III on other issues.
  • Vetoed restrictions on automatic weapon sales. (Apr 2010)
  • Voted NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Aug 2010)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Jul 2011)
Pat McGeehan on Gun Control
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Pat McGeehan on other issues.
  • Never infringe an individual's right to keep and bear arms. (Nov 2013)
John Raese on Gun Control
Republican Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Raese on other issues.
  • Disarming citizens makes them less safe. (May 2006)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes restricting the Second Amendment. (Oct 2012)
Natalie Tennant on Gun Control
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Natalie Tennant on other issues.
  • Vehemently disagrees with Obama administration on gun rights. (Nov 2013)
  • Rated 92% by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Jan 2012)

House:


Shelley Moore Capito on Gun Control
Republican Representative (WV-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Shelley Moore Capito 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)
  • 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)
David McKinley on Gun Control
Republican (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for David McKinley on other issues.
  • I pledge to defend right to bear arms. (Nov 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Jun 2011)
Alan Mollohan on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (WV-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Alan Mollohan 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)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal. (Feb 2009)
Nick Rahall on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (WV-3): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Nick Rahall 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)
  • No lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Mar 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:


Joe Manchin III on Gun Control
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Joe Manchin III on other issues.
  • Vetoed restrictions on automatic weapon sales. (Apr 2010)
  • Voted NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Aug 2010)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Jul 2011)
John Rockefeller on Gun Control
Democratic Sr Senator (WV): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for John Rockefeller on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
Cecil Underwood on Gun Control
Republican Candidate 2000: Click here for Cecil Underwood on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Wise on Gun Control
Former Democratic Governor (2001-2004): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Wise on other issues.
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
Hiram Lewis on Gun Control
Former Republican challenger (lost May 2006 primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Hiram Lewis on other issues.
  • Protect our right to bear arms. (Jan 2006)
Rick Snuffer on Gun Control
Former Republican challenger (lost May 2006 primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rick Snuffer on other issues.
  • No infringement of the right to keep and bear arms. (Jan 2006)
Jay Wolfe on Gun Control
2002 Republican Challenger (WV): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jay Wolfe on other issues.
  • Bearing arms is an individual right. (Aug 2008)
  • Supports Second Amendment rights. (Sep 2002)
Robert Byrd on Gun Control
Democratic Sr Senator (WV): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Robert Byrd on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 YES 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)
Carte Goodwin on Gun Control
Former Democratic Appointee: Click here for Carte Goodwin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Zane Lawhorn on Gun Control
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Zane Lawhorn on other issues.
  • The Second Amendment IS the Constitution. (Feb 2006)
  • The right to carry makes violent crimes drop dramatically. (Feb 2006)
  • High powered rifles ok; gun lawsuits not ok. (Feb 2006)
  • Right to protect your home & property by blasting criminals. (Feb 2006)
Bob Wise on Gun Control
Democrat (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Wise on other issues.
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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