possumboy wrote:Ron Paul is still my candidate.http://edition.cnn.com/ELECTION/2008...ssues.gun.html
Voted for a 10-year extension of the assault weapons ban. Voted for requiring extensive background checks at gun shows. Supports licensing and registration of handguns, mandatory trigger locks for handguns, holding adults responsible for their children's use of guns, raising the youth handgun ban from age 18 to 21, limiting gun sales to one per month and allowing the Consumer Products Safety Commission regulate guns. Watch Clinton speak about guns
Supports requiring that potential gun owners be licensed and undergo training before they can own a firearm. Says he has had a gun in the house during his adult lifetime.
Supports extending the assault weapons ban. Supports national law against carrying concealed weapons, with exceptions for retired police and military personnel. Supports limiting gun sales to one per month. Watch Obama speak about guns
Sponsored legislation requiring background checks at gun shows. Voted against a 10-year extension of the assault weapons ban. Opposed legislation requiring trigger locks for handguns. Opposed 1994 crime bill, which contained the assault weapons ban. Has a C+ rating from the NRA.
Watch McCain speak about guns
Opposed 3-day gun show background check requirement in favor of a 24-hour check. Has a B rating from the NRA.