State of West Virginia secondary Archives: on Gun Control

Patrick Morrisey: Fights the "gun grabbers"

A strong defender of the Second Amendment, Morrisey has earned A+ ratings from the NRA and the West Virginia Citizen's Defense League. He has secured dozens of gun reciprocity agreements with other states to expand West Virginians' rights, and he took on the gun grabbers in court.
Source: 2018 West Virginia Senatorial website Oct 1, 2017

Jeff Kessler: Don't require permit and training for concealed carry

Kessler voted in favor of a bill that eliminated the requirement for a permit and training before a person can carry a concealed weapon.
Source: W.V. MetroNews on 2016 West Virginia gubernatorial race Jun 23, 2015

John Buckley: Freedom to carry AND freedom to marry

I don't fit the narrow mold of most political commentators. They just don't know what to make of me.

I'm for limited government and free enterprise; I'm also for peace and civil liberties; I support the freedom to marry as well as the freedom to carry. I believe in "live and let live." I'm for limited government and free enterprise; I'm also for peace and civil liberties; I support the freedom to marry as well as the freedom to carry. I believe in "live and let live."

Source: Charleston Daily Mail on 2014 West Virginia Senate race Aug 12, 2014

Natalie Tennant: Vehemently disagrees with Obama administration on gun rights

At a women-focused Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee [fundraiser event], First Lady Michelle Obama noted that ObamaCare narrowly passed and gun control legislation was defeated by a narrow margin, which is why "it is critical that we elect Michelle Nunn, Alison Grimes (and) Natalie Tennant."

"It is critical because we all know that it's not enough to elect Barack Obama President if we don't give him a Congress that will help him keep moving this country forward. We know that now. We've experienced it," the First Lady said. That's an applause line in Manhattan, but not so much in Mingo County.

When I asked the Tennant campaign for her reaction to Obama's comments, a spokeswoman said, "Natalie Tennant has been clear that she is an independent voice who vehemently disagrees with the administration on a number of issues that are important to West Virginians, including gun rights, supporting the coal industry and the roll out of the Affordable Care Act."

Source: West Virginia MetroNews on 2014 West Virginia Senate race Nov 20, 2013

Joe Manchin III: Vetoed restrictions on automatic weapon sales

Source: West Virginia voting records: gubernatorial vetoes Apr 6, 2010

Jay Wolfe: Bearing arms is an individual right

Source: West Virginia Congressional 2008 Political Courage Test Aug 8, 2008

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