Bob Dold on The Second Amendment

Last Updated : Sep 15, 2010

Summary

Bob Dold states that he supports the second amendment and the right to bear arms.

 

Campaign Website Statements

Gun Control

The right to bear arms is a Constitutional right for American citizens. I believe we must work to balance this Constitutional right with our obligation to keep our citizens and our communities safe. I support a ban on assault weapons and believe the gun-show loophole should be closed. We must use the technology available today to work to remove guns from the hands of criminals.

 

Voting Record

National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2011

In November of 2011, the House passed the National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2011. The legislation was designed to amend the federal criminal code to authorize a person who is carrying a government-issued photographic identification document and a valid permit to carry a concealed firearm in one state to carry a concealed handgun in another state in accordance with the restrictions of that state. It passed the House with the support of almost all Republicans and about 1/4 of the Democrats. Bob Dold voted against the reciprocity legislation.

Bob Dold voted against the reciprocity legislation.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

This representative has not been identified as sponsoring or cosponsoring significant legislation related to this title.

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