State of Michigan secondary Archives: on Gun Control

Paul Mitchell: Support the Second Amendment and the First Amendment

Source: 2016 MI House campaign website Nov 8, 2016

Mike Bouchard: No assault weapon ban; no gun dealer liability

Q: Do you think Federal Firearms Licensed Dealers should be liable if the products they sell are used in a crime?

A: No

Q: Would you support the Federal Assault Weapons Ban if it came up again?

A: No

Q: Do you think the 2nd Amendment is a collective or individual right?

A: I think the 2nd Amendment is a broad based right that guarantees the rights of people in all states, so itís individual, and by shape broader than that.

Source: Interview with MI Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners PAC Dec 1, 2005

Mike Bouchard: Concealed carry ok

Q: Would you support legislation to issue a Federal Concealed Carry Permit that included all 50 states for US citizens?

A: Yes

Q: Would you place restrictions on where they would carry and what would they be.

A: There would be some places that would have restrictions, for example courtrooms, places that are dispute resolution oriented, airports (sterile area), those that are directly affecting the security of us all.

Q: Do you support the Michigan Concealed Carry Law?

A: Yes.

Source: Interview with MI Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners PAC Dec 1, 2005

Gretchen Whitmer: Strengthen gun laws: safety locks & background checks

Source: 2004 MI Congressional National Political Awareness Test Nov 1, 2004

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Sen.Michael Bennet (D-CO)
V.P.Joe Biden (D-DE)
Mayor Mike Bloomberg (I-NYC)
Gov.Steve Bullock (D-MT)
Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D-IN)
Sen.Cory Booker (D-NJ)
Secy.Julian Castro (D-TX)
Gov.Lincoln Chafee (L-RI)
Rep.John Delaney (D-MD)
Rep.Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI)
Sen.Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
Gov.Deval Patrick (D-MA)
Sen.Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
CEO Tom Steyer (D-CA)
Sen.Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
Marianne Williamson (D-CA)
CEO Andrew Yang (D-NY)

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Rep.Justin Amash (L-MI)
CEO Don Blankenship (C-WV)
Gov.Lincoln Chafee (L-RI)
Howie Hawkins (G-NY)
Gov.Gary Johnson(L-NM)
Howard Schultz(I-WA)
Gov.Jesse Ventura (I-MN)
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Gov.Larry Hogan (R-MD)
Gov.John Kasich(R-OH)
V.P.Mike Pence(R-IN)
Gov.Mark Sanford (R-SC)
Pres.Donald Trump(R-NY)
Rep.Joe Walsh (R-IL)
Gov.Bill Weld(R-MA & L-NY)

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Mayor Bill de Blasio (D-NYC)
Sen.Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
Sen.Mike Gravel (D-AK)
Sen.Kamala Harris (D-CA)
Gov.John Hickenlooper (D-CO)
Gov.Jay Inslee (D-WA)
Mayor Wayne Messam (D-FL)
Rep.Seth Moulton (D-MA)
Rep.Beto O`Rourke (D-TX)
Rep.Tim Ryan (D-CA)
Adm.Joe Sestak (D-PA)
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