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Bob Flanders on Gun Control

 

 


Security measures & dedicated first responder at schools

We live in a time of heightened security. There is some truth to the saying that "things aren't as they used to be." Not only do we need to improve educational outcomes, but we need to protect our classrooms: The classroom is a place of learning and we need to keep our kids and teachers safe, while preparing our pupils for the next generation.

We secure our courts, our airports, even our sports venues--we must secure our schools to ensure the safety of our children and our teachers. To do so, we must:

Source: 2018 R.I. Senate campaign website FlandersForSenate.com , Nov 1, 2018

Ban devices that turn guns into massive killing machines

A sampling of his views: The defiant GOP nominee Roy Moore should exit the U.S. Senate race in Alabama in light of the "serious" sexual-abuse charges lobbed against him. Congress should adopt "common-sense limitations" on the constitutional right to bear arms, including a ban on devices that turn guns into "massive killing machines," and it should remove "the incentive" for undocumented immigrants to sneak their children across the border, while making some "accommodation" for the children already here.
Source: Providence Journal on 2018 Rhode Island Senate race , Nov 16, 2017

Rated 0% by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record.

Flanders scores 0% 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

Unrestricted right to bear arms, according to CC survey.

Flanders opposes the CC survey question on Second Amendment

The Christian Coalition Voter Guide inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Further Restrictions on the Right to Keep and Bear Arms' Christian Coalition's self-description: "Christian Voter Guide is a clearing-house for traditional, pro-family voter guides. We do not create voter guides, nor do we interview or endorse candidates."

Source: Christian Coalition Surve 18CC-10 on Jul 1, 2018

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