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Positions and Views of Gary Swing
on Guns
Candidate for U.S. House Of Representatives Congressional District 6, Colorado
November 4, 2014 Colorado General Election
Party: Green Party of Colorado
Phone: (303) 720-4541
Address: 6000 W. Yale Ave.
Denver CO 80227
Gary Swing's positions and views on the issues:
Links are only provided where we have information. The first link is a report of all issues and questions made available to the candidates.
Guns Positions and Views
Guns, a General Statement I have mixed feelings about the gun issue. I am neither pro-gun nor pro-gun control. I don't like guns. I have never owned or fired a gun. I think there a lot of bad arguments that have been used on both sides of the gun issue. However, the Second Amendment is part of the Bill of Rights. I believe most gun control laws are unconstitutional. Moreover, I am more concerned about getting guns out of the hands of the government than I am concerned about getting them out of the hands of private citizens. There is at least a theoretically valid argument for the Second Amendment as a citizen defense against government tyranny. If I were an elected official, I would probably vote with the NRA most of the time, but I would not be carrying legislation for them, and I probably wouldn't be going out for dinner and drinks with their lobbyists.
Source: Gary Swing (Write-in) (10/23/2008)
Right to Own Guns Yes, it's protected by the Second Amendment.
Source: Gary Swing (Write-in) (10/22/2008)
Gun Control Legislation Opposed
Source: Gary Swing (Write-in) (10/22/2008)
Renewal of Ban on Assault Weapons Purchases Oppose
Source: Gary Swing (Write-in) (10/22/2008)
National Rifle Association (NRA) I'm not the NRA.
Source: Gary Swing (Write-in) (10/22/2008)
DC Gun Ban Opposed
Source: Gary Swing (Write-in) (10/22/2008)
Gun Shows I have attended gun shows to petition for non-partisan ballot issues on election reform issues.
Source: Gary Swing (Write-in) (10/23/2008)
These are available issue topics for which there were no responses.
Right to Carry a Concealed Handgun
High Capacity Magazines, Gun Locks and Ammunition
State Gun Legislation
Gun Manufacturer Law Suits
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