John Baldacci on The Second Amendment

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Voting Record

Gun Show Background Checks

In 1999, the House attempted to pass legislation to close a loophole that allows people to purchase firearms at gun shows without a background check. The Mandatory Gun Show Background Check Act failed to pass in the house due to very little support from the Democrats and only moderate support from the Republicans. John Baldacci voted against the Mandatory Gun Show Background Check Act.

John Baldacci voted against the Mandatory Gun Show Background Check Act.

Domestic Violence Offender Gun Ban

In 1997, the Domestic Violence Offender Gun Ban passed as an amendment to the Omnibus spending bill for that year. The act banned shipment, transport, ownership and use of guns or ammunition by individuals convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence, or who are under a restraining (protection) order for domestic abuse in all 50 states. The act also makes it unlawful to knowingly sell or give a firearm or ammunition to such persons. John Baldacci voted in favor of the legislation containing the Domestic Violence Offender Gun Ban.

John Baldacci voted in favor of the legislation containing the Domestic Violence Offender Gun Ban.

Gun Free School Zone Act

In 1997, the Gun Free School Zone Act passed as part of the Omnibus spending bill for that year. The act banned the possession of a firearm while in a school zone. The text of the legislation also contained a number of findings about the dangers of firearms to the nation. It was passed in the same legislation as the Domestic Violence Offender Ban. John Baldacci voted in favor of the legislation containing the Gun Free School Zone Act.

John Baldacci voted in favor of the legislation containing the Gun Free School Zone Act.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

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