2020 Elections

Democratic Candidate’s Positions on Gun Control (Inslee, Klobauchar, Messam, Moulton)

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Jay Inslee: Inslee is the current Governor of Washington state and a former member of the House of Representatives (1999-2012). He was also a member of the Washington State House of Representatives (1993-1995)

  • Inslee lost his seat in the Washington State House of Representatives by voting for a ban on assault weapons in 1994
  • As governor Washington state has closed background check loopholes, banned bump stock, and approved protective orders to keep guns away from people in crisis.
  • says gun violence is a public health crisis
  • Voted No on preventing product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers.
  • Voted no on lowering the waiting period from three days to one.
  • Rated “F” by the NRA

Amy Klobauchar: Klobauchar is the first female Senator elected from the state of Minnesota. She was first elected in 2007 and was last re-elected in 2018.

  • Believes common sense gun control has wide support. That banning assault weapons wouldn’t effed “Uncle Dick in the deer stand.”
  • Believes in enhanced background checks
  • Has said she would do nothing that would hurt hunting
  • Was in favor of extending the ban on assault weapons
  • Voted yes on banning high capacity magazines over ten bullets
  • Voted yes on allowing weapons in checked baggage on Amtrak trains
  • Supports banning large capacity ammunition

Wayne Messam: Messam is the current Mayor of Miramar, Flordia. He was first elected in 2015.

  • Messam and other mayors sued the state of Florida about a 2011 amendment to a 1987 that gives the state of Florida, and not local municipalities control over gun laws. This 2011 amendment fines officials that try to pass local gun control measures $5,000 and possible removal from office.

Seth Moulton: Moulton is a current member of the US House of Representatives serving the state of Massachusetts since 2015.

  • For universal background checks
  • For banning bump stock
  • For preventing terrorists from obtaining guns
  • Supports restrictions to the right to bare arms.
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