Gary Palmer on Gun Control



Right to protect self and family

The right to keep and bear arms is enshrined in the Constitution for a reason. Every American has a fundamental right to protect themselves and their family.
Source: 2014 AL-6 House campaign website, PalmerForAlabama.com , Sep 30, 2014

Opposes more gun restrictions

Question topic: More restrictive gun control laws are needed now to protect public safety.

Palmer: Strongly Disagree

Source: Faith2Action iVoterGuide on 2014 House campaign , Sep 29, 2014

Repeal unconstitutional gun restrictions

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

A: I do not support any additional federal restrictions, and I support the repeal of unconstitutional restrictions imposed by some states and municipalities.

Source: VoteSmart 2014 Alabama Congressional Political Courage Test , Aug 30, 2014

National cross-state standard for concealed carry.

Palmer 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.

Palmer 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".