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Bruce Westerman on Gun Control

 

 


No background checks, no licensing, for concealed carry

Q: Do you support restrictions on the purchase and possession of guns?

A: No.

Q: Do you support requiring background checks on gun sales between private citizens at gun shows?

A: No.

Q: Do you support allowing individuals to carry concealed guns?

A: Yes.

Q: Do you support requiring a license for gun possession?

A: No.

Source: Arkansas Congressional 2008 Political Courage Test , Nov 1, 2008

National cross-state standard for concealed carry.

Westerman co-sponsored H.R.197&S.845

Establishes a national standard for the carrying of concealed firearms (other than a machinegun or destructive device) by non-residents. Authorizes a person who has a valid permit to carry a concealed firearm in one state and who is not prohibited from carrying a firearm under federal law to carry a concealed firearm in another state:

Source: National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act 09-HR197 on Jan 6, 2009

Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale.

Westerman 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".