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Bill Haslam on Gun Control
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Haslam on other issues.
  • We each have an individual right to bear arms. (Nov 2010)

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Lamar Alexander on Gun Control
Republican Sr Senator (TN); previously candidate for President: Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Lamar Alexander on other issues.
  • Repeal assault weapon ban; enforce existing laws. (Jun 2002)
  • Criminals--not guns--cause crimes. (May 2002)
  • Strictly enforce gun laws instead of making new ones. (May 1999)
  • More gun laws wonít prevent another Littleton. (Apr 1999)
  • 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)
  • 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)
Joe Carr on Gun Control
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Carr on other issues.
  • Second Amendment rights safeguard all other rights. (Nov 2013)
Mark Clayton on Gun Control
Democratic Nominee: Click here for Mark Clayton on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Corker on Gun Control
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Bob Corker on other issues.
  • Protect the Second Amendmentís guarantee. (Jan 2006)
  • 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)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Zach Poskevich on Gun Control
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Zach Poskevich on other issues.
  • 2nd amendment protects all of our liberties. (Mar 2012)

House:


Diane Black on Gun Control
Republican (District 6): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Diane Black on other issues.
  • Extend right-to-carry laws across state lines. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes restricting gun purchase & possession. (Nov 2010)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Jun 2011)
Marsha Blackburn on Gun Control
Republican Representative (TN-7): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Marsha Blackburn 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)
  • Require video recording of every firearm test by ATF. (Jan 2011)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Steve Cohen on Gun Control
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Steve Cohen on other issues.
  • Allow citizens to carry concealed guns. (Nov 2004)
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Ban "fire sale" of firearms after delicensing closure. (Feb 2013)
Jim Cooper on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (TN-5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jim Cooper 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 B- by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Scott DesJarlais on Gun Control
Republican (District 4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Scott DesJarlais on other issues.
  • Pro-gun and PROUD OF IT. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Apr 2011)
Jimmy Duncan on Gun Control
Republican Representative (TN-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jimmy Duncan 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)
  • Support the Second Amendment . (Dec 2000)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • No United Nations taxation on firearms. (Sep 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)
Stephen Fincher on Gun Control
Republican (District 8): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Stephen Fincher on other issues.
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Jun 2011)
Chuck Fleischmann on Gun Control
Republican (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Chuck Fleischmann on other issues.
  • Limiting gun rights is unconstitutional. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes restricting gun purchase & possession. (Nov 2010)
Phil Roe on Gun Control
Republican (District 1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Phil Roe on other issues.
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • 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)
  • Allow reloading spent military small arms ammunition. (Apr 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Phil Bredesen on Gun Control
Democratic TN Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Phil Bredesen on other issues.
  • Against new restrictions; for gun safety education. (Oct 2002)
Don Sundquist on Gun Control
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for Don Sundquist on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ed Bryant on Gun Control
Republican challenger (2006), previously U.S. Rep: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ed Bryant on other issues.
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
Bob Clement on Gun Control
Former Democratic Senate Nominee (2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Clement on other issues.
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Support tradition of hunting on wildlife refuges. (Aug 1994)
Bill Frist on Gun Control
Republican Senate Majority Leader (TN, retiring 2006): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Bill Frist on other issues.
  • 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)
Tipper Gore on Gun Control
Democratic Candidate (Former): Click here for Tipper Gore on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Van Hilleary on Gun Control
Republican challenger (2006), previously U.S. Rep: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Van Hilleary on other issues.
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Individual right to self-defense at home and as self-defense. (Jan 1999)
Bill Jenkins on Gun Control
Republican (Retired 2006) (District 1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bill Jenkins 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)
Rosalind Kurita on Gun Control
Former Democratic challenger (2006): Click here for Rosalind Kurita on other issues.
    No stance on record.
James Quillen on Gun Control
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for James Quillen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Fred Thompson on Gun Control
Former Republican Senator; 2004 candidate for Pres.: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Fred Thompson on other issues.
  • NYC doesnít have same values as America on gun control. (Nov 2007)
  • Allow colleges to make their own rules about guns on campus. (Nov 2007)
  • Strongly supports the Second Amendment. (Sep 2007)
  • Allowing concealed carry could have limited VA Tech massacre. (Apr 2007)
  • Having handguns in your home is a Constitutional right. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO 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)
Ed Bryant on Gun Control
Republican (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ed Bryant on other issues.
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
Bob Clement on Gun Control
Democrat (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Clement on other issues.
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Support tradition of hunting on wildlife refuges. (Aug 1994)
David Davis on Gun Control
Republican: Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Davis on other issues.
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Lincoln Davis on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (TN-4): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Lincoln Davis 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)
Harold Ford on Gun Control
Democrat (District 9): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Harold Ford on other issues.
  • Supports Second Amendment rights. (Jan 2006)
  • 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)
  • Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
Harold Ford-TN on Gun Control
2006 Democratic challenger, Former U.S. Rep: Click here for Harold Ford-TN on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bart Gordon on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (TN-6): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Bart Gordon 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 B+ 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)
Bo Heyward on Gun Control
Independent challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bo Heyward on other issues.
  • I strongly support gun ownership. (Jul 2006)
Van Hilleary on Gun Control
Republican (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Van Hilleary on other issues.
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Individual right to self-defense at home and as self-defense. (Jan 1999)
Chris Lugo on Gun Control
Green challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Chris Lugo on other issues.
  • Ban semi-automatics; require licenses & background checks. (Oct 2006)
  • Fundamental right to gun ownership, with limits. (Aug 2006)
Mike Padgett on Gun Control
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Mike Padgett on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Tanner on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (TN-8): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for John Tanner 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)
  • Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Bob Tuke on Gun Control
Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Tuke on other issues.
  • Second Amendment allows individual responsible gun ownership. (Jun 2008)
Zach Wamp on Gun Control
Republican Representative (TN-3): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Zach Wamp 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)
  • Support the Second Amendment . (Dec 2000)
  • 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)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Individual right to self-defense at home and as self-defense. (Jan 1999)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Kenneth Eaton on Gun Control
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for Kenneth Eaton on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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