Obama and guns - found elsehere


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John-Melb
April 29, 2008, 06:19 PM
Ban semi-automatics, and more possession restrictions


Principles that Obama supports on gun issues:
*Ban the sale or transfer of all forms of semi-automatic weapons.
* Increase state restrictions on the purchase and possession of
firearms.
* Require manufacturers to provide child-safety locks with
firearms.

Source: 1998 IL State Legislative National Political Awareness Test
Jul 2, 1998

Voted NO on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers.
A bill to prohibit civil liability actions from being brought or
continued against manufacturers, distributors, dealers, or importers
of firearms or ammunition for damages, injunctive or other relief
resulting from the misuse of their products by others. Voting YES
would:


* Exempt lawsuits brought against individuals who knowingly
transfer a firearm that will be used to commit a violent or drug-
trafficking crime
* Exempt lawsuits against actions that result in death, physical
injury or property damage due solely to a product defect
* Call for the dismissal of all qualified civil liability actions
pending on the date of enactment by the court in which the action was
brought
* Prohibit the manufacture, import, sale or delivery of armor
piercing ammunition, and sets a minimum prison term of 15 years for
violations
* Require all licensed importers, manufacturers and dealers who
engage in the transfer of handguns to provide secure gun storage or
safety devices

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Jeff White
April 29, 2008, 06:20 PM
Political discussion is not permitted on THR. Try APS.

Jeff

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