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Gavin Clarkson on Gun Control

 

 


No ban on assault weapons; defend 2nd amendment

Q: Do you favor a federal ban on the sale of assault-style weapons?

A: No. "Assault-style" is a nebulous term. Leftists seem to think it's any gun that looks scary. Americans have every right to own weapons to defend themselves, their families, and their property.

Q: Would you favor a repeal of the 2nd amendment?

A: No. The 2nd Amendment doesn't grant us the right to defend our persons, properties, and families. God did that by making us in His image. 2nd Amendment simply protects what Justice Scalia called a "pre-political right," which is deeply ingrained in natural law. Self-defense is an inalienable right of human nature.

Source: Ballotpedia.org Connection: 2020 New Mexico Senate race , Nov 1, 2018

Rated 93% by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record.

Clarkson scores 93% by NRA on pro-gun rights policies

While widely recognized today as a major political force and as America's foremost defender of Second Amendment rights, the National Rifle Association (NRA) has, since its inception, been the premier firearms education organization in the world. But our successes would not be possible without the tireless efforts and countless hours of service our nearly three million members have given to champion Second Amendment rights and support NRA programs.

The following ratings are based on lifetime voting records on gun issues and the results of a questionaire sent to all Congressional candidates; the NRA assigned a letter grade (with A+ being the highest and F being the lowest).

Source: NRA website 10-NRA on Aug 11, 2010

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