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Michael Franken on Gun Control

 

 


Background check; assault weapon ban; restrict magazine size

Admiral Mike supports common sense legislation to reduce gun violence. No gun should be sold without a comprehensive background check. Gun owners must also be trained and regularly re-certified in their competence in safe operation, storage, and maintenance of weapons. Mike is no stranger to assault weapons. He knows they have no place in civilians' hands. He further supports restrictions on magazine size. He would vote to ban 3D-printed guns and rapid-fire weapons.

Mike also supports efforts to ensure that guns are taken from those who are not fit to own them. He supports Extreme Risk Protective Orders and Gun Violence Restraining Order laws. This legislation allows family and community members to petition to have weapons removed from gunners who indicate that they pose a threat to themselves or others. Non-gun owners have equal rights to gun owners.

Source: 2020 Iowa Senate campaign website FrankenForIowa.org , May 27, 2020

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