John Rose on Gun Control



Life member of NRA, 2nd amendment is fundamental to America

The right to keep and bear arms is a right guaranteed by our Constitution. It is fundamental to America. In Washington, I will be a reliable voice and vote for protection of 2nd amendment rights. I am a life member of the National Rifle Association (NRA) and will stand firm in securing our American freedoms.
Source: 2018 TN-6 House campaign website JohnRose.com , May 14, 2020

More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety

Q: More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

A: Strongly Disagree

Source: Heritage Alliance iVoterGuide on 2018 House TN-6 race , Sep 9, 2018

Opposes gun control, according to PVS survey.

Rose opposes the PVS survey question on gun control

Project Vote Smart inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Guns: Do you generally support gun-control legislation?' PVS self-description: "The Political Courage Test provides voters with positions on key issues. Historically, candidates have failed to complete our test due to the advice they receive from their advisors and out of fear of negative attack ads."

Source: PVS Survey 18PVS-10 on Aug 1, 2018

Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale.

Rose voted NAY the Bipartisan Background Checks Act

H.R.8: To require a background check for every firearm sale. This Act may be cited as the "Background Check Expansion Act".