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Dave Heineman on Gun Control
Republican NE Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dave Heineman on other issues.
  • Harsher punishment for unlawful handguns. (May 2009)

Senate:

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Deb Fischer on Gun Control
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Deb Fischer on other issues.
  • Advocate for gun owners and our 2nd Amendment rights. (May 2012)
  • Support stand-your-ground self-defense laws. (Apr 2012)
  • Allow citizens to carry concealed guns. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Opposes restricting the Second Amendment. (Oct 2012)
Ben Nelson on Gun Control
Democratic Sr Senator (NE): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Ben Nelson on other issues.
  • Opposes absolute right to gun ownership. (Sep 2000)
  • 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)
  • Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology. (Aug 2000)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Nov 2011)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Shane Osborn on Gun Control
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Shane Osborn on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ben Sasse on Gun Control
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ben Sasse on other issues.
  • Self-described as pro-guns and pro-life. (Jun 2013)

House:


Jeff Fortenberry on Gun Control
Republican Representative (NE-1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Fortenberry on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Oct 2011)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Adrian Smith on Gun Control
Republican: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Adrian Smith on other issues.
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Apr 2011)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Lee Terry on Gun Control
Republican Representative (NE-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Lee Terry 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)
  • 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)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mike Johanns on Gun Control
Secretary of Agriculture; previously Republican NE Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mike Johanns on other issues.
  • I support the Second Amendment. (Mar 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)
Jon Bruning on Gun Control
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jon Bruning on other issues.
  • Be vigilant in our defense of the Second Amendment. (Jul 2011)
Pat Flynn on Gun Control
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Pat Flynn on other issues.
  • Second amendment protects against tyranny. (Apr 2012)
Mike Johanns on Gun Control
Secretary of Agriculture; previously Republican NE Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mike Johanns on other issues.
  • I support the Second Amendment. (Mar 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)
Bob Kerrey on Gun Control
Democratic Challenger (previously Senator): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Bob Kerrey on other issues.
  • 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)
Don Stenberg on Gun Control
Republican Senate challenger (NE): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Don Stenberg on other issues.
  • Opposed nominee for stripping Americans of gun rights. (Apr 2012)
  • Supports Constitutional right to keep and bear arms. (Jul 2011)
  • Supports absolute right to gun ownership. (Sep 2000)
Doug Bereuter on Gun Control
Republican (Until 2004) (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Doug Bereuter 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 D+ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
Jon Christensen on Gun Control
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for Jon Christensen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Exon on Gun Control
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for Jim Exon on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Charlie Matulka on Gun Control
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (NE): Click here for Charlie Matulka on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Barrett on Gun Control
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Barrett on other issues.
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
Chuck Hagel on Gun Control
Republican Sr Senator (NE): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Chuck Hagel 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)
Scott Kleeb on Gun Control
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Kleeb on other issues.
  • Second Amendment is part of our rural way of life. (Aug 2008)
Steven Larrick on Gun Control
Green Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steven Larrick on other issues.
  • We need to reduce gun violence in America. (Jun 2008)
Tom Osborne on Gun Control
Republican (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tom Osborne 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)
Tony Raimondo on Gun Control
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for Tony Raimondo on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Peter Ricketts on Gun Control
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Peter Ricketts on other issues.
  • I strongly support the Second Amendment. (May 2006)
  • Allow concealed carry. (May 2006)
David Kramer on Gun Control
Republican challenger, state party chair (lost May primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Kramer on other issues.
  • Defend our right to bear arms. (Jan 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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