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Sean Parnell on Gun Control
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sean Parnell on other issues.
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Aug 2010)
Mead Treadwell on Gun Control
Republican Lt. Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mead Treadwell on other issues.
  • Address school shootings with national mental health push. (Dec 2013)
  • Law-abiding citizens have the right to keep and bear arms. (Oct 2013)

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Mark Begich on Gun Control
Democratic Jr Senator: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Mark Begich on other issues.
  • Strongly supports Constitutional right to bear arms. (Aug 2008)
  • Lifetime member of NRA. (Apr 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)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Sponsored loosening restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Oct 2011)
  • Oppose the United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty. (Sep 2013)
  • Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal. (Feb 2009)
Joe Miller on Gun Control
Challenger and previous Republican Nominee: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Joe Miller on other issues.
  • Yes, concealed carry; no assault rifle ban. (Sep 2010)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Aug 2010)
Lisa Murkowski on Gun Control
Independent Sr Senator (AK): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Lisa Murkowski on other issues.
  • Oppose reauthorizing the federal assault weapons ban. (Oct 2004)
  • Concealed weapons carry for law enforcement. (Jun 2004)
  • 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)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Dec 2011)
  • Oppose the United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty. (Sep 2013)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Allow firearms in National Parks. (Feb 2008)
  • Dangerousness, not mental incompetence, limits gun rights. (Mar 2009)
Dan Sullivan on Gun Control
Republican challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dan Sullivan on other issues.
  • Right to bear arms is an individual right. (Dec 2013)
  • Prohibit state and local governments from denying gun rights. (Jun 2010)
Mead Treadwell on Gun Control
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mead Treadwell on other issues.
  • Address school shootings with national mental health push. (Dec 2013)
  • Law-abiding citizens have the right to keep and bear arms. (Oct 2013)

House:


Don Young on Gun Control
Republican Representative (AK-At-Large): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Don Young 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)
  • 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. (Apr 2011)
  • Require video recording of every firearm test by ATF. (Jan 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)
  • Allow firearms in National Parks. (Feb 2008)
  • Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal. (Feb 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Frank Murkowski on Gun Control
Republican AK Governor; previously Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Frank Murkowski on other issues.
  • 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)
Tony Knowles on Gun Control
Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tony Knowles on other issues.
  • Oppose reauthorizing the federal assault weapons ban. (Oct 2004)
  • Support the right to bear arms. (Jun 2004)
Sarah Palin on Gun Control
Republican Governor (AK); 2008 nominee for Vice President: Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Sarah Palin on other issues.
  • Gun laws just take away the good guys' freedom. (Mar 2013)
  • Open carry in city library and city hall. (Sep 2011)
  • 1996: Allow concealed carry in bars, banks, & schools. (Sep 2011)
  • Post-Gifford shooting: don't blame GOP & don't restrict guns. (Feb 2011)
  • Plenty of room for all animals--next to mashed potatoes. (Nov 2009)
  • Hunting provides organic protein sources. (Nov 2009)
  • Shot her first rabbit at age 10; freezer filled with game. (Sep 2008)
  • Hunts and fishes, as did her father. (Aug 2008)
  • Hunts as much as she can; freezer-full of wild game. (Aug 2008)
  • Supports ending D.C.ís 32-year-old ban on handguns. (Jun 2008)
  • Lifelong NRA member & champion of right to bear arms. (Feb 2008)
  • Supports Constitutional right to bear arms. (Nov 2006)
Jim Sykes on Gun Control
2004 former Green challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Sykes on other issues.
  • Require background checks and safety locks. (Jul 2002)
Frank Vondersaar on Gun Control
Democrat Challenger (2002; and lost 2010 primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Frank Vondersaar on other issues.
  • No absolute right to gun ownership. (May 2010)
Dave Cuddy on Gun Control
Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dave Cuddy on other issues.
  • Full recognition of 2nd Amendment rights. (Apr 2008)
Scott McAdams on Gun Control
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Scott McAdams on other issues.
  • Strongly supports Second Amendment. (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)
Frank Murkowski on Gun Control
Republican AK Governor; previously Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Frank Murkowski on other issues.
  • 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)
Rick Sikma on Gun Control
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Rick Sikma on other issues.
  • Gun ownership is Constitutionally guaranteed. (Jun 2008)
  • 2nd Amendment is an important part of inalienable rights. (May 2008)
Ted Stevens on Gun Control
Republican Sr Senator (AK): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Ted Stevens on other issues.
  • 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)
  • 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)
Vic Vickers on Gun Control
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Vic Vickers on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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