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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Greg Abbott on Gun Control
Republican Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Greg Abbott on other issues.
  • Texas must be a Second Amendment Sanctuary State. (Feb 2021)
  • Favor open carry of holstered handgun. (Jun 2015)
  • Individual right to keep and bear arms was settled in 1791. (Nov 2014)
George P. Bush on Gun Control
Republican Texas Land Commissioner: Click here for George P. Bush on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Dewhurst on Gun Control
Republican Lt. Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Dewhurst on other issues.
  • Strongly supports our constitutional right to bear arms. (Apr 2012)
Kathie Glass on Gun Control
Libertarian candidate for Texas Governor: Click here for Kathie Glass on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Beto O`Rourke on Gun Control
Democratic candidate for President; Texas Senator nominee: Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Beto O`Rourke on other issues.
  • No door-to-door enforcement, but reduce weapons of war. (Oct 2019)
  • Ok to confiscate guns that are designed for battlefields. (Sep 2019)
  • Death in El Paso due to a gun that should not be legal. (Sep 2019)
  • We should have a national gun licensing program. (Aug 2019)
  • Money buys influence, access, and outcomes. (Jul 2019)
  • Voluntary buyback for assault weapons, plus a ban. (Jul 2019)
  • Weapons of war belong on battlefield, not in our communities. (Jun 2019)
  • We need to stop listening to NRA and gun lobby. (Jun 2019)
  • Background checks; limit assault rifles. (Apr 2019)
  • Supports Second Amendment with sensible gun laws. (Oct 2018)
  • Universal background checks; ban assault weapons. (Oct 2018)
  • Supports common sense gun laws. (Jul 2016)
  • Restrict right to bear arms, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
Annise Parker on Gun Control
Mayor of Houston: Click here for Annise Parker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Rawlings on Gun Control
Mayor of Dallas: Click here for Mike Rawlings on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lupe Valdez on Gun Control
Democratic candidate for governor of Texas: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lupe Valdez on other issues.
  • For common sense gun control measures; keep community safe. (Oct 2018)
Andrew White on Gun Control
Democratic candidate for Texas Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Andrew White on other issues.
  • Not anti-gun but we need universal background checks. (Feb 2018)

Senate:

TX 2020: 2020 TX Senate race


David Alameel on Gun Control
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for David Alameel on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Cornyn on Gun Control
Republican Jr Senator (TX): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for John Cornyn on other issues.
  • Focus on mental illness, not on background checks. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting foreign & UN aid that restricts US gun ownership. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence. (Mar 2004)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Oppose the United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty. (Sep 2013)
  • Reciprocity across state lines for concealed carry. (Apr 2018)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Limit gun rights, according to CC survey. (Sep 2020)
Ted Cruz on Gun Control
Republican Texas Senator: Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Ted Cruz on other issues.
  • No rioters came to Houston because of Second Amendment. (Feb 2021)
  • Led fight not to ban assault weapons. (Oct 2018)
  • Purpose of Second Amendment is protection against tyranny. (Oct 2016)
  • Lack of individual right to guns leads to confiscation. (Jan 2016)
  • Obama is coming for our guns. (Oct 2015)
  • Enforce gun laws on dangerously mentally ill. (Jun 2015)
  • Assault weapon bans have had ZERO impact on crime. (Jun 2015)
  • Criminals like nothing better than unarmed victims. (Jun 2015)
  • 2nd Amendment is ultimate check against government tyranny. (Jun 2015)
  • Stand-your-ground laws are not veiled racism. (Mar 2014)
  • Served as lawyer for the National Rifle Association. (Mar 2014)
  • Prosecute felons who try to illegally purchase guns. (May 2013)
  • Target violent criminals with serious mental illnesses. (May 2013)
  • Opposes unreasonable and burdensome gun restrictions. (Jul 2011)
  • Voted NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Opposes restricting the Second Amendment. (Oct 2012)
  • Oppose the United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty. (Sep 2013)
  • Reciprocity across state lines for concealed carry. (Apr 2018)
MJ Hegar on Gun Control
Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for MJ Hegar on other issues.
  • Endorsed by Everytown for Gun Safety for gun-sense majority. (Jun 2020)
  • Supports policies that are pragmatic & enforceable. (Jun 2020)
  • Eager to finally put an end to senseless gun violence. (Apr 2020)
  • Reverse ban on gun violence research by CDC. (Feb 2020)
  • For background checks, red flag laws; end open carry. (Jan 2020)
  • Ban assault weapons, but no mandatory buyback. (Oct 2019)
  • Rated 13% by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2017)
  • Pro-gun rights, according to CC survey. (Sep 2020)
Sema Hernandez on Gun Control
Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sema Hernandez on other issues.
  • Use Commerce Clause to regulate gun sales & manufacturing. (Jan 2020)
Beto O`Rourke on Gun Control
Democratic candidate for President; Texas Senator nominee: Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Beto O`Rourke on other issues.
  • No door-to-door enforcement, but reduce weapons of war. (Oct 2019)
  • Ok to confiscate guns that are designed for battlefields. (Sep 2019)
  • Death in El Paso due to a gun that should not be legal. (Sep 2019)
  • We should have a national gun licensing program. (Aug 2019)
  • Money buys influence, access, and outcomes. (Jul 2019)
  • Voluntary buyback for assault weapons, plus a ban. (Jul 2019)
  • Weapons of war belong on battlefield, not in our communities. (Jun 2019)
  • We need to stop listening to NRA and gun lobby. (Jun 2019)
  • Background checks; limit assault rifles. (Apr 2019)
  • Supports Second Amendment with sensible gun laws. (Oct 2018)
  • Universal background checks; ban assault weapons. (Oct 2018)
  • Supports common sense gun laws. (Jul 2016)
  • Restrict right to bear arms, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
Cristina Tzintzun Ramirez on Gun Control
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Cristina Tzintzun Ramirez on other issues.
  • Advocates for gun legislation majority of Americans support. (Dec 2019)
  • Ban assault style weapons, pass background checks. (Nov 2019)
  • We all want background checks & ban on weapons of war. (Sep 2019)
  • Ban assault weapons, with mandatory buyback. (Aug 2019)
Emily Sanchez on Gun Control
Green Party Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Emily Sanchez on other issues.
  • Opposes an absolute right to gun ownership. (Sep 2014)
Royce West on Gun Control
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Royce West on other issues.
  • We must regulate deadly weapons. (Dec 2019)
  • We can legislate on guns when we turn Texas blue. (Sep 2019)
  • Oppose open carry of holstered handgun. (May 2015)

House:


Colin Allred on Gun Control
Democrat (District 32): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Colin Allred on other issues.
Jodey Arrington on Gun Control
Republican (District 19): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jodey Arrington on other issues.
  • Second Amendment is about individual right to bear arms. (Nov 2016)
  • Strongly opposes restrictive gun laws. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes gun-control legislation. (Nov 2016)
  • Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
Brian Babin on Gun Control
Republican House Member (District 36): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Brian Babin on other issues.
  • Opposes more gun restrictions. (Sep 2014)
  • Rock-solid defender of the 2nd Amendment. (Aug 2014)
  • Opposes restricting guns, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Opposes restricting guns, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
  • Interstate transportation of firearms is federally prote. (Jan 2015)
  • Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
Joe Linus Barton on Gun Control
Republican Representative (TX-6): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Joe Linus Barton on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Jul 2011)
  • Individual right to self-defense at home and as self-defense. (Jan 1999)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Kevin Brady on Gun Control
Republican Representative (TX-8): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Kevin Brady on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Apr 2011)
  • Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
  • Individual right to self-defense at home and as self-defense. (Jan 1999)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Allow reloading spent military small arms ammunition. (Apr 2009)
Michael Burgess on Gun Control
Republican Representative (TX-26): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Michael Burgess on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • No United Nations taxation on firearms. (Sep 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Interstate transportation of firearms is federally prote. (Jan 2017)
  • Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Quico Canseco on Gun Control
Republican (District 23): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Quico Canseco on other issues.
  • Protect our 2nd Amendment rights. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Apr 2011)
John Carter on Gun Control
Republican Representative (TX-31): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for John Carter on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • No United Nations taxation on firearms. (Sep 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Mar 2011)
  • Require video recording of every firearm test by ATF. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal. (Feb 2009)
Joaquin Castro on Gun Control
Democrat (District 20): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joaquin Castro on other issues.
  • Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer. (Jan 2019)
Michael Cloud on Gun Control
Republican (District 27): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Michael Cloud on other issues.
  • The only defense against tyranny is an armed citizenry. (May 2020)
  • Support gun-control, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
  • Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
Mike Conaway on Gun Control
Republican Representative (TX-11): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Mike Conaway on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Apr 2011)
  • Require video recording of every firearm test by ATF. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Dan Crenshaw on Gun Control
Republican (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Dan Crenshaw on other issues.
  • Adamant about protecting right to bear arms. (Nov 2019)
  • AR-15 good weapon to defend yourself in your home. (Dec 2018)
  • Opposes gun control, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
  • Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
Henry Cuellar on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (TX-28): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Henry Cuellar on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Nov 2011)
  • Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer. (Jan 2019)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
John Culberson on Gun Control
Republican Representative (TX-7): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for John Culberson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Support the Second Amendment . (Dec 2000)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • No United Nations taxation on firearms. (Sep 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Apr 2011)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal. (Feb 2009)
Lloyd Doggett on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (TX-25): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Lloyd Doggett on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer. (Jan 2019)
Veronica Escobar on Gun Control
Democrat (District 16): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Veronica Escobar on other issues.
  • Hate speech stokes gun violence and mass shootings. (Feb 2020)
  • Support gun-control, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
  • Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer. (Jan 2019)
Blake Farenthold on Gun Control
Republican (District 27): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Blake Farenthold on other issues.
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2017)
  • Opposes restricting gun purchase & possession. (Nov 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Apr 2011)
  • Interstate transportation of firearms is federally prote. (Jan 2017)
Lizzie Pannill Fletcher on Gun Control
Democrat (District 7): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Lizzie Pannill Fletcher on other issues.
  • I will fight for common-sense gun safety measures. (Apr 2020)
  • Restrict right to bear arms, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
  • Support gun-control, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
  • Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer. (Jan 2019)
Bill Flores on Gun Control
Republican (District 17): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Bill Flores on other issues.
  • 2nd Amendment is as fundamental as rest of Constitution. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Apr 2011)
  • Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
Pete Gallego on Gun Control
Democrat (District 23): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Pete Gallego on other issues.
  • Opposes restricting the Second Amendment. (Oct 2012)
Sylvia Garcia on Gun Control
Democrat (District 29): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Sylvia Garcia on other issues.
  • Oppose open carry of holstered handgun. (May 2015)
  • Support gun-control, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
  • Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer. (Jan 2019)
Louie Gohmert on Gun Control
Republican Representative (TX-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Louie Gohmert on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2017)
  • Require video recording of every firearm test by ATF. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Allow reloading spent military small arms ammunition. (Apr 2009)
Vicente Gonzalez on Gun Control
Democrat (District 15): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Vicente Gonzalez on other issues.
  • Supports gun-control legislation. (Nov 2016)
  • Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer. (Jan 2019)
Lance Gooden on Gun Control
Republican (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Lance Gooden on other issues.
  • Unwavering supporter of the 2nd Amendment. (Nov 2019)
  • Opposes gun control, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
  • Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
Kay Granger on Gun Control
Republican Representative (TX-12): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Kay Granger on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Apr 2011)
  • Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal. (Feb 2009)
Al Green on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (TX-9): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Al Green on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Ban large-capacity ammunition. (Jan 2013)
  • Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer. (Jan 2019)
Gene Green on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (TX-29): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Gene Green on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Jul 2011)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Jeb Hensarling on Gun Control
Republican Representative (TX-5): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jeb Hensarling on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (May 2011)
  • Interstate transportation of firearms is federally prote. (Feb 2015)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Allow firearms in National Parks. (Feb 2008)
Ruben Hinojosa on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (TX-15): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ruben Hinojosa on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated D by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Ban large-capacity ammunition. (Jan 2013)
Will Hurd on Gun Control
Republican House Member (District 23): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Will Hurd on other issues.
  • Opposes restricting right to bear arms. (Aug 2014)
  • Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer. (Jan 2019)
Sheila Jackson Lee on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (TX-18): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Sheila Jackson Lee on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
  • Ban large-capacity ammunition. (Jan 2013)
  • Stricter regulation on gun show firearm sales. (Jan 2013)
  • Repeal "stand-your-ground" laws. (Jul 2013)
  • Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer. (Jan 2019)
Eddie Bernice Johnson on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (TX-30): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Eddie Bernice Johnson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Repeal "stand-your-ground" laws. (Jul 2013)
  • Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer. (Jan 2019)
Sam Johnson on Gun Control
Republican Representative (TX-3): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Sam Johnson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Support the Second Amendment . (Dec 2000)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Apr 2011)
  • Require video recording of every firearm test by ATF. (Jan 2011)
  • Interstate transportation of firearms is federally prote. (Jan 2017)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Allow firearms in National Parks. (Feb 2008)
Scott Keller on Gun Control
Independent Challenger (District 8): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Scott Keller on other issues.
  • 2nd Amendment deters tyranny; not just self-defense. (Apr 2013)
  • Favors absolute right to gun ownership. (Apr 2013)
  • Support 2nd amendment but we shouldn't need it. (Aug 2011)
Kenny Marchant on Gun Control
Republican Representative (TX-24): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Kenny Marchant on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Apr 2011)
  • Require video recording of every firearm test by ATF. (Jan 2011)
  • Interstate transportation of firearms is federally prote. (Feb 2015)
  • Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal. (Feb 2009)
Michael McCaul on Gun Control
Republican Representative (TX-10): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Michael McCaul on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Apr 2011)
  • Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Randy Neugebauer on Gun Control
Republican Representative (TX-19): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Randy Neugebauer on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • No United Nations taxation on firearms. (Sep 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Aug 2011)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal. (Feb 2009)
Beto O`Rourke on Gun Control
Democratic candidate for President; Texas Senator nominee: Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Beto O`Rourke on other issues.
  • No door-to-door enforcement, but reduce weapons of war. (Oct 2019)
  • Ok to confiscate guns that are designed for battlefields. (Sep 2019)
  • Death in El Paso due to a gun that should not be legal. (Sep 2019)
  • We should have a national gun licensing program. (Aug 2019)
  • Money buys influence, access, and outcomes. (Jul 2019)
  • Voluntary buyback for assault weapons, plus a ban. (Jul 2019)
  • Weapons of war belong on battlefield, not in our communities. (Jun 2019)
  • We need to stop listening to NRA and gun lobby. (Jun 2019)
  • Background checks; limit assault rifles. (Apr 2019)
  • Supports Second Amendment with sensible gun laws. (Oct 2018)
  • Universal background checks; ban assault weapons. (Oct 2018)
  • Supports common sense gun laws. (Jul 2016)
  • Restrict right to bear arms, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
Pete Olson on Gun Control
Republican (District 22): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Pete Olson on other issues.
  • Protect the Second Amendment. (Nov 2008)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Apr 2011)
  • Interstate transportation of firearms is federally prote. (Jan 2017)
  • Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
  • Allow reloading spent military small arms ammunition. (Apr 2009)
Ted Poe on Gun Control
Republican Representative (TX-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Ted Poe on other issues.
  • Staunchly support the 2nd Amendment. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Feb 2011)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Allow firearms in National Parks. (Feb 2008)
  • Allow reloading spent military small arms ammunition. (Apr 2009)
John Ratcliffe on Gun Control
Republican House Member (District 4): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for John Ratcliffe on other issues.
  • Opposes more gun restrictions. (Sep 2014)
  • Defend the Constitution under the Second Amendment. (May 2014)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2017)
  • Opposes restricting guns, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Opposes restricting guns, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
  • Interstate transportation of firearms is federally prote. (Mar 2015)
  • Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
Chip Roy on Gun Control
Republican (District 21): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Chip Roy on other issues.
  • More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety. (Sep 2018)
  • Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
Lamar Smith on Gun Control
Republican Representative (TX-21): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Lamar Smith on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated A+ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2017)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Jul 2011)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Van Taylor on Gun Control
Republican (District 3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Van Taylor on other issues.
  • Van Taylor. (May 2015)
  • Proposed bill to allow gun license as form of ID. (May 2013)
  • Opposes gun control, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
  • Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
Mac Thornberry on Gun Control
Republican Representative (TX-13): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Mac Thornberry on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Apr 2011)
  • Recognize heritage of hunting & shooting on federal lands. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Marc Veasey on Gun Control
Democrat (District 33): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Marc Veasey on other issues.
  • Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer. (Jan 2019)
Filemon Vela on Gun Control
Democrat (District 34): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Filemon Vela on other issues.
  • Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer. (Jan 2019)
Randy Weber on Gun Control
Republican (District 14): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Randy Weber on other issues.
  • Fight to uphold the 2nd Amendment. (Nov 2012)
  • Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
Roger Williams on Gun Control
Republican (District 25): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Roger Williams on other issues.
  • I don't want anyone messing with my 2nd Amendment rights. (Nov 2012)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2017)
  • Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
Ron Wright on Gun Control
Republican (District 6): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Ron Wright on other issues.
  • Fight liberal efforts to infringe right to bear arms. (Nov 2019)
  • More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety. (Sep 2018)
  • Opposes gun control, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
  • Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Julian Castro on Gun Control
Mayor of San Antonio; HUD Secretary: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Julian Castro on other issues.
  • No mandatory buybacks--it means more cops banging on doors. (Oct 2019)
  • The answer to mass shooting is not more guns. (Aug 2019)
  • Whole slew of gun measures most Americans support. (Aug 2019)
  • Yes on gun licensing, but also red flag laws. (Aug 2019)
  • Voluntary buyback, despite their mixed success. (Jul 2019)
  • Dems can get common sense gun reform in 2021. (Jun 2019)
  • Sensible gun laws, and address mental health issues. (Apr 2019)
  • Supports background checks at gun shows & assault weapon ban. (Feb 2019)
  • Ban assault weapons. (Jan 2019)
Rick Perry on Gun Control
Republican Governor (TX): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Rick Perry on other issues.
  • Laws are in place; it's enforcement that's lacking. (Jul 2015)
  • Taking away guns is knee-jerk reaction to gun tragedies. (Jun 2015)
  • Tried to lure gun manufacturers to Texas. (Jun 2015)
  • Welcomes NRA with a video of him using semi-automatic rifle. (May 2013)
  • Don't use school shootings to push gun control agenda. (Jan 2013)
  • Individual right to keep and bear arms. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
Chris Bell on Gun Control
Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chris Bell on other issues.
  • Universal background checks; buyback assault weapons. (Sep 2019)
  • Ban assault weapons, with mandatory buyback. (Sep 2019)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
Jon Roland on Gun Control
Libertarian Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jon Roland on other issues.
  • Restore militia system--everyone trained in proper gun use. (May 2008)
Steve Stockman on Gun Control
Republican challenger (Lost primary): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Steve Stockman on other issues.
  • The best gun lubricant around is Liberal Tears. (Jan 2014)
  • 1993: Opposed federal raid on the Branch Davidian compound. (Jan 2014)
  • AR-15 giveaway: the perfect Mother's Day gift. (Dec 2013)
  • Consider impeachment for Obama's unilateral gun controls. (Sep 2013)
  • Opposes restricting the Second Amendment. (Oct 2012)
Ralph Moody Hall on Gun Control
Republican Representative (TX-4): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Ralph Moody Hall on other issues.
  • Opposes more gun restrictions. (Jul 2014)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • No lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • No United Nations taxation on firearms. (Sep 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Jul 2011)
  • Individual right to self-defense at home and as self-defense. (Jan 1999)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal. (Feb 2009)
Tony Sanchez on Gun Control
Democrat 2000 Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tony Sanchez on other issues.
  • Enough gun laws on the books; firearms are part of culture. (Oct 2002)
  • Sanchez opinions compatible with Texas State Rifle Assoc. (Mar 2002)
Steve Stockman on Gun Control
Republican (Senate run 2014) (District 36): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Steve Stockman on other issues.
  • The best gun lubricant around is Liberal Tears. (Jan 2014)
  • 1993: Opposed federal raid on the Branch Davidian compound. (Jan 2014)
  • AR-15 giveaway: the perfect Mother's Day gift. (Dec 2013)
  • Consider impeachment for Obama's unilateral gun controls. (Sep 2013)
  • Opposes restricting the Second Amendment. (Oct 2012)
Ken Bentsen on Gun Control
Former Dem.challenger (withdrew Jan. 2006), former U.S. Rep.: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ken Bentsen on other issues.
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
Jack Fields on Gun Control
Republican Former (1994-) (District 8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jack Fields on other issues.
  • Support tradition of hunting on wildlife refuges. (Aug 1994)
Martin Frost on Gun Control
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 24): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Martin Frost on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
Phil Gramm on Gun Control
Former Republican Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Phil Gramm on other issues.
  • Voted NO on background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on more penalties for gun & drug violations. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on loosening license & background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on maintaining current law: guns sold without trigger locks. (Jul 1998)
Gene Kelly on Gun Control
Former Democratic Challenger (2006): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gene Kelly on other issues.
  • Opposes absolute right to gun ownership. (Sep 2000)
Ron Kirk on Gun Control
2002 Democratic Candidate: Click here for Ron Kirk on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nicholas Lampson on Gun Control
Democrat (Unseated 2008) (District 9): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Nicholas Lampson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Mary Ruwart on Gun Control
2000 Libertarian Challenger for Senate (TX): Click here for Mary Ruwart on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Max Sandlin on Gun Control
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Max Sandlin on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • No United Nations taxation on firearms. (Sep 2003)
Shelley Sekula-Gibbs on Gun Control
Republican Former (2006-2007) (District 22): Click here for Shelley Sekula-Gibbs on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Turner on Gun Control
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Turner on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
Bill Archer on Gun Control
Republican (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Archer on other issues.
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
Dick Armey on Gun Control
Republican (District 26): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dick Armey on other issues.
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
Chris Bell on Gun Control
Democrat (District 25): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chris Bell on other issues.
  • Universal background checks; buyback assault weapons. (Sep 2019)
  • Ban assault weapons, with mandatory buyback. (Sep 2019)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
Ken Bentsen on Gun Control
Democrat (District 25): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ken Bentsen on other issues.
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
Henry Bonilla on Gun Control
Republican (District 23): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Henry Bonilla on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated A+ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Individual right to self-defense at home and as self-defense. (Jan 1999)
Ronald Coleman on Gun Control
Democrat (1982-1996) (District 16): Click here for Ronald Coleman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Larry Combest on Gun Control
Republican (District 19): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Larry Combest on other issues.
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • No lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jan 2001)
  • Individual right to self-defense at home and as self-defense. (Jan 1999)
Prof. Tom Davis on Gun Control
Green Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Prof. Tom Davis on other issues.
  • Absolute right to gun ownership. (Aug 2008)
Tom DeLay on Gun Control
Republican (District 22): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tom DeLay on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated A+ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
Chet Edwards on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (TX-17): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Chet Edwards on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Charles Gonzalez on Gun Control
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Charles Gonzalez on other issues.
  • Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
Darrel Hunter on Gun Control
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Darrel Hunter on other issues.
  • Concealed carry ok; suing gun manufacturers not ok. (Nov 2004)
  • Report private gun sales but otherwise no registration. (Nov 2004)
Scott Jameson on Gun Control
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Scott Jameson on other issues.
  • Absolute right to gun ownership. (Aug 2008)
  • God bless a self-defended America. (Jan 2006)
Elizabeth Ames Jones on Gun Control
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Elizabeth Ames Jones on other issues.
  • Defend right to purchase and possess firearms. (Jul 2011)
Tom Leppert on Gun Control
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Leppert on other issues.
  • Fight to defend Americans' right to bear arms. (Jul 2011)
Rick Noriega on Gun Control
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Rick Noriega on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Solomon Ortiz on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (TX-27): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Solomon Ortiz on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Ron Paul on Gun Control
Republican Representative (TX-14); previously Libertarian for President: Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Ron Paul on other issues.
  • No negligence lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jun 2011)
  • Gun-free zones don't make any difference. (Apr 2011)
  • Let airlines make rules about passenger guns to fight terror. (Sep 2007)
  • Opposes the DC Gun Ban; it’s not just a “collective right”. (Mar 2007)
  • Ease procedures on the purchase and registration of firearms. (Nov 1996)
  • Allow law-abiding citizens to carry concealed firearms. (Nov 1996)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Support the Second Amendment . (Dec 2000)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Sponsored bill against United Nations taxation on firearms. (Sep 2003)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Jul 2011)
  • Require video recording of every firearm test by ATF. (Jan 2011)
  • Individual right to self-defense at home and as self-defense. (Jan 1999)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Liberty Candidate: no point in keeping guns you can't access. (Sep 2010)
Barbara Radnofsky on Gun Control
Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Barbara Radnofsky on other issues.
  • Fully support a legally armed citizenry. (Apr 2006)
Ciro Rodriguez on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (TX-23): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ciro Rodriguez on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated C by the NRA, indicating a mixed voting record on gun rights. (Dec 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Dangerousness, not mental incompetence, limits gun rights. (Mar 2009)
Charles Stenholm on Gun Control
Democrat (District 17): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Charles Stenholm on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • No lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • No United Nations taxation on firearms. (Sep 2003)
David Dewhurst on Gun Control
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Dewhurst on other issues.
  • Strongly supports our constitutional right to bear arms. (Apr 2012)
Pat Fallon on Gun Control
Republican (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Pat Fallon on other issues.
Tony Gonzales on Gun Control
Republican (District 23): Click here for Tony Gonzales on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kay Bailey Hutchison on Gun Control
Republican Sr Senator (TX): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Kay Bailey Hutchison on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting foreign & UN aid that restricts US gun ownership. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on more penalties for gun & drug violations. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on loosening license & background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on maintaining current law: guns sold without trigger locks. (Jul 1998)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Ronny Jackson on Gun Control
Republican (District 13): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ronny Jackson on other issues.
  • Supports gun ownership and public carry. (Jul 2020)
Troy Nehls on Gun Control
Republican (District 22): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Troy Nehls on other issues.
August Pfluger on Gun Control
Republican (District 11): Click here for the full quote OR click here for August Pfluger on other issues.
  • Second amendment protects us against government tyranny. (Feb 2020)
Silvestre Reyes on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (TX-16): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Silvestre Reyes on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated B by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Paul Sadler on Gun Control
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Paul Sadler on other issues.
  • Supports common-sense gun laws. (Apr 2012)
  • Maintain existing restrictions on firearms. (Nov 1998)
Pete Sessions on Gun Control
Republican Representative (TX-32): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Pete Sessions on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated A+ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • No United Nations taxation on firearms. (Sep 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Apr 2011)
  • Interstate transportation of firearms is federally prote. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
  • Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal. (Feb 2009)
  • Anti-gun control, according to PVS survey. (Sep 2020)
Beth Van Duyne on Gun Control
Republican (District 24): Click here for Beth Van Duyne on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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