Ayanna Pressley on Gun Control



Gun control needs to be implemented now

Congress must act to strengthen gun control laws in our country--the deaths, injuries, and trauma associated with gun violence are simply too significant to ignore any longer. At the very least, comprehensive background checks on ALL gun sales and banning anyone on no-fly lists from obtaining guns should be passed immediately.
Source: 2018 MA 7th House campaign website AyannaPressley.com , Jul 4, 2018

Support gun-control, according to PVS survey.

Pressley supports 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

Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer.

Pressley voted YEA 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".