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Jay Inslee on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (WA-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jay Inslee 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)
  • Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)

Senate:

WA 2012: 2012 WA Senate Debates


Michael Baumgartner on Gun Control
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Michael Baumgartner on other issues.
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes restricting the Second Amendment. (Oct 2012)
Maria Cantwell on Gun Control
Democratic Jr Senator (WA): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Maria Cantwell on other issues.
  • Close the gun-show loophole; favors trigger locks. (Oct 2000)
  • Opposes absolute right to gun ownership. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO 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 NO 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)
Patty Murray on Gun Control
Democratic Sr Senator (WA): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Patty Murray on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO 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 NO 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)
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Aug 2010)

House:


Suzan DelBene on Gun Control
Democrat (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Suzan DelBene on other issues.
  • Supports restrictions on gun purchases. (Sep 2012)
Doc Hastings on Gun Control
Republican Representative (WA-4): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Doc Hastings 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)
  • Individual right to self-defense at home and as self-defense. (Jan 1999)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Denny Heck on Gun Control
Democrat (District 10): Click here for Denny Heck on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jaime Herrera on Gun Control
Republican (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jaime Herrera 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. (Oct 2011)
Derek Kilmer on Gun Control
Democrat (District 6): Click here for Derek Kilmer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Larsen on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (WA-2): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Rick Larsen 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)
  • Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology. (Aug 2000)
  • 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 "fire sale" of firearms after delicensing closure. (Feb 2013)
Jim McDermott on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (WA-7): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jim McDermott 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 F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Gun Control
Republican: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on other issues.
  • 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)
David Adam Smith on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (WA-9): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for David Adam Smith on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 B by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Ban large-capacity ammunition. (Jan 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Christine Gregoire on Gun Control
Democratic WA Governor: Click here for Christine Gregoire on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Norm Dicks on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (WA-6): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Norm Dicks 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 F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
Jay Inslee on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (WA-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jay Inslee 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)
  • Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
Dave Reichert on Gun Control
Republican Representative (WA-8): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dave Reichert 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)
Gary Locke on Gun Control
Former Democratic Governor (1997-2004); Cabinet (Commerce): Click here for Gary Locke on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jennifer Dunn on Gun Control
Republican (Until 2004) (District 8): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jennifer Dunn 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 B by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
Slade Gorton on Gun Control
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Slade Gorton 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)
George Nethercutt on Gun Control
2004 former Republican challenger; US Representative: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for George Nethercutt on other issues.
  • Do not limit firearms for law-abiding citizens. (Feb 2004)
  • 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)
  • Individual right to self-defense at home and as self-defense. (Jan 1999)
George Nethercutt on Gun Control
Republican (Until 2004) (District 5): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for George Nethercutt on other issues.
  • Do not limit firearms for law-abiding citizens. (Feb 2004)
  • 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)
  • Individual right to self-defense at home and as self-defense. (Jan 1999)
Linda Smith on Gun Control
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for Linda Smith on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Randy Tate on Gun Control
Republican Former (1994-) (District 9): Click here for Randy Tate on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick White on Gun Control
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for Rick White on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Brian Baird on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (WA-3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Brian Baird 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)
  • 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)
Bruce Guthrie on Gun Control
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bruce Guthrie on other issues.
  • Ease federal gun restrictions. (Oct 2006)
Brad Klippert on Gun Control
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brad Klippert on other issues.
  • Absolutely supports of the Second Amendment. (Jan 2006)
John Koster on Gun Control
Republican Challenger 2010 (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Koster on other issues.
  • Don't undermine the right to keep and bear arms. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
Mike McGavick on Gun Control
Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike McGavick on other issues.
  • Allow concealed carry. (Oct 2006)
Jack Metcalf on Gun Control
Republican (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jack Metcalf 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)
Dino Rossi on Gun Control
Republican Challenger (2010): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dino Rossi on other issues.
  • Allow carrying concealed firearms. (Nov 1996)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Aug 2010)
Al Swift on Gun Control
Democrat (retired 1994) (District 2): Click here for Al Swift on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jolene Unsoeld on Gun Control
Democrat (retired 1994) (District 3): Click here for Jolene Unsoeld on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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