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Jo Rae Perkins on Gun Control

 

 


I support the 2nd Amendment as it is written

Gun Ownership: I support the 2nd Amendment as it is written.
Source: 2020 Oregon Senate campaign website PerkinsForUSSenate.com , Aug 17, 2020

Rated B+ by Oregon Firearms Federation

Oregon Firearms Federation - Oregon's Only No Compromise Gun Rights Organization: Rated B+ indicating pro-2nd amendment positions.
Source: Oregon Firearms Federation on 2020 Oregon Senate endorsement , Jul 15, 2020

Disarming people keeps them from self-protection

The right of the citizens to keep and bear arms shall NOT be infringed. The founders felt it extremely important the citizens have the ability to protect themselves from a tyrannical government. In 1938, Hitler made it illegal for Jews to own guns or other weapons. If you disarm the people, you keep them from self protection. The issue is not gun control. That is a fear tactic. The issue of the shootings has to do with mental illness. No one talks about banning knives.
Source: Vote Smart Oregon Congressional 2018 NPAT , Nov 1, 2018

Limit gun rights, according to CC survey.

Perkins opposes the Christian Coalition survey question on gun rights

The Christian Coalition inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Further Restrictions on the Right to Keep and Bear Arms ?' Self-description by Christian Coalition of America: "These guides help give voters a clear understanding of where candidates stand on important pro-family issues" for all Senate and Presidential candidates.

Source: CC Survey 20CC-10 on Sep 10, 2020

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