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Steve Beshear on Gun Control
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Beshear on other issues.
  • Maintain gun registration and gun restrictions. (Nov 1996)

Senate:

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Matt Bevin on Gun Control
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Matt Bevin on other issues.
  • Second Amendment is the lynchpin of the Bill of Rights. (Oct 2013)
Alison Grimes on Gun Control
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Alison Grimes on other issues.
  • Same background-check standards at gun store versus gun show. (Sep 2014)
  • Proud of long-held sporting & hunting traditions. (Nov 2013)
Mitch McConnell on Gun Control
Republican Sr Senator (KY): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Mitch McConnell on other issues.
  • Declines NRA contributions, but opposes gun control. (Sep 2010)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Oppose the United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty. (Sep 2013)
Rand Paul on Gun Control
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Rand Paul on other issues.
  • Don't let the liberals tread on the Second Amendment. (Feb 2013)
  • Patriot Act violates your gun rights. (Feb 2011)
  • 2nd amendment is only as good as the fourth amendment. (Sep 2010)
  • Supports 2nd amendment; vote against restricting handguns. (Jul 2010)
  • Voted NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Rated AQ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Aug 2010)
  • Oppose the United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty. (Sep 2013)
  • Liberty Candidate: no point in keeping guns you can't access. (Sep 2010)

House:


Andy Barr on Gun Control
Republican (District 6): Click here for Andy Barr on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ben Chandler on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (KY-6): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ben Chandler on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology. (Aug 2000)
  • 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)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Brett Guthrie on Gun Control
Republican (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Brett Guthrie on other issues.
  • 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)
Thomas Massie on Gun Control
Republican (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Thomas Massie on other issues.
  • Right to bear arms is a God-given right. (Nov 2012)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes restrictions on gun purchases. (Sep 2012)
Hal Rogers on Gun Control
Republican Representative (KY-5): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Hal Rogers 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)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal. (Feb 2009)
Ed Whitfield on Gun Control
Republican Representative (KY-1): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Ed Whitfield 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)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Jun 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)
John Yarmuth on Gun Control
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Yarmuth on other issues.
  • Ban large-capacity ammunition. (Jan 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Geoff Davis on Gun Control
Republican Representative (KY-4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Geoff Davis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • 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. (May 2011)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Ernie Fletcher on Gun Control
Former Republican Governor (2003-2007): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ernie Fletcher on other issues.
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
Paul Patton on Gun Control
Former Democrat Governor (1995-2003): Click here for Paul Patton on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Wendell Ford on Gun Control
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Wendell Ford on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining current law: guns sold without trigger locks. (Jul 1998)
Ken Lucas on Gun Control
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Ken Lucas on other issues.
  • 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)
  • No lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
Dan Mongiardo on Gun Control
2010 Dem. Challenger (lost primary); currently Lt. Gov.: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Mongiardo on other issues.
  • Allow citizens to carry concealed guns. (Nov 2000)
Scotty Baesler on Gun Control
Democrat (District 6): Click here for Scotty Baesler on other issues.
    No stance on record.
James Buckmaster on Gun Control
2010 Democratic Challenger (lost primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for James Buckmaster on other issues.
  • Gun right is a Constitutional guarantee, not a privilege. (Jan 2010)
Jim Bunning on Gun Control
Republican Jr Senator (KY): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jim Bunning 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 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)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Allow firearms in National Parks. (Feb 2008)
Jack Conway on Gun Control
2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; formerly Attorney General: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jack Conway on other issues.
  • I support the 2nd Amendment. (Nov 2002)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Aug 2010)
Greg Fischer on Gun Control
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Greg Fischer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ernie Fletcher on Gun Control
Republican (District 6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ernie Fletcher on other issues.
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
Trey Grayson on Gun Control
Republican 2010 Senate Challenger; Secretary of State: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Trey Grayson on other issues.
  • Strong supporter of the Second Amendment. (Dec 2009)
Ron Lewis on Gun Control
Republican Representative (KY-2): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Ron Lewis 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)
  • No lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • No United Nations taxation on firearms. (Sep 2003)
  • Individual right to self-defense at home and as self-defense. (Jan 1999)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Bruce Lunsford on Gun Control
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for Bruce Lunsford on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Anne Meagher Northup on Gun Control
Republican (District 3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Anne Meagher Northup 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 B by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
Lois Combs Weinberg on Gun Control
Democratic Challenger (KY): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lois Combs Weinberg on other issues.
  • No new restrictions; enforce existing laws. (Oct 2002)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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