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Bobby Jindal on Gun Control
Republican Governor; previously Representative (LA-1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bobby Jindal on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)

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Bill Cassidy on Gun Control
Republican Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bill Cassidy on other issues.
  • Supports constitutional right to bear arms. (Oct 2011)
  • Kansans cherish our right to keep and bear arms. (Nov 2008)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Nov 2011)
Mary Landrieu on Gun Control
Democratic Sr Senator (LA): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Mary Landrieu 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 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)
  • Rated C- by the NRA, indicating a mixed voting record on gun rights. (Dec 2003)
David Vitter on Gun Control
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (LA-1): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for David Vitter 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 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)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Aug 2010)
  • 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)
  • Dangerousness, not mental incompetence, limits gun rights. (Mar 2009)

House:


Rodney Alexander on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (LA-5): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Rodney Alexander 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)
  • 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)
Charles Boustany on Gun Control
Republican Representative (LA-7): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Charles Boustany 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)
  • Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal. (Feb 2009)
Bill Cassidy on Gun Control
Republican (District 6): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bill Cassidy on other issues.
  • Supports constitutional right to bear arms. (Oct 2011)
  • Kansans cherish our right to keep and bear arms. (Nov 2008)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Nov 2011)
John Fleming on Gun Control
Republican (District 4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Fleming on other issues.
  • 2nd Amendment recognizes God-given right to self-defense. (Dec 2008)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Require video recording of every firearm test by ATF. (Jan 2011)
  • Allow reloading spent military small arms ammunition. (Apr 2009)
Jeff Landry on Gun Control
Republican (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Landry on other issues.
  • Fight to preserve and protect the Second Amendment rights. (Nov 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
Vance McAllister on Gun Control
Republican (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Vance McAllister on other issues.
  • Stand strong for the 2nd Amendment. (Nov 2013)
Cedric Richmond on Gun Control
Democrat (District 2): Click here for Cedric Richmond on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Scalise on Gun Control
Republican Representative (LA-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Steve Scalise on other issues.
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Sponsored loosening restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Mar 2011)
  • Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal. (Feb 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Kathleen Blanco on Gun Control
Democratic LA Governor: Click here for Kathleen Blanco on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Foster on Gun Control
Former Republican Governor (1996-2003): Click here for Mike Foster on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Richard Hugh Baker on Gun Control
Republican (Resigned 2008) (District 6): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Richard Hugh Baker 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)
John Breaux on Gun Control
Former Democratic incumbent; retired 2004: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Breaux on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on loosening license & background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on maintaining current law: guns sold without trigger locks. (Jul 1998)
  • Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology. (Aug 2000)
John Cooksey on Gun Control
2004 former Republican Nominee: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Cooksey on other issues.
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
Chris John on Gun Control
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 7): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chris John 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)
  • Rated A+ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
Chris John on Gun Control
2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chris John 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)
  • Rated A+ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
Bennett Johnston on Gun Control
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for Bennett Johnston on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Livingston on Gun Control
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for Bob Livingston on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Billy Tauzin on Gun Control
Republican (Until 2004) (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Billy Tauzin on other issues.
  • 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)
Billy Tauzin III on Gun Control
Former GOP Challenger (2004) (District 3): Click here for Billy Tauzin III on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joseph Cao on Gun Control
Republican (until 2010) (District 2): Click here for Joseph Cao on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Cooksey on Gun Control
Republican (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Cooksey on other issues.
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
Bobby Jindal on Gun Control
Republican Governor; previously Representative (LA-1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bobby Jindal on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
John Neely Kennedy on Gun Control
Democratic Senate Challenger (LA): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Neely Kennedy on other issues.
  • Support the Second Amendment. (Oct 2004)
Jim McCrery on Gun Control
Republican Representative (LA-4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jim McCrery 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)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Charles Melancon on Gun Control
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Charles Melancon on other issues.
  • Hunting in Louisiana isn't just a sport--it's a way of life. (Aug 2010)
Charles Melancon on Gun Control
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Charles Melancon on other issues.
  • Hunting in Louisiana isn't just a sport--it's a way of life. (Aug 2010)
David Vitter on Gun Control
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (LA-1): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for David Vitter 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 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)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Aug 2010)
  • 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)
  • Dangerousness, not mental incompetence, limits gun rights. (Mar 2009)
Paul Carmouche on Gun Control
Democrat (District 4): Click here for Paul Carmouche on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Don Cazayoux on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (LA-6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Don Cazayoux on other issues.
  • Strongly support the Second Amendment. (May 2008)
William Jefferson on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (LA-2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for William Jefferson on other issues.
  • 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 D by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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