Tim Burchett on Gun Control



Avid gun owner; lifetime NRA member

Tim is an avid gun owner with a handgun carry permit. In the state legislature, he sponsored legislation to expand gun rights, including co-sponsoring legislation eliminating political patronage in the permitting process, and protecting lawful carry permit holders' right to carry legally in the state. As a lifetime NRA member, you can count on Tim to protect our Second Amendment rights.
Source: 2018 TN-2 House campaign website BurchettForCongress.com , May 14, 2020

Opposes gun control, according to PVS survey.

Burchett 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.

Burchett 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".