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Kweisi Mfume on Gun Control

Democratic Senate Challenger (MD); previously U.S. Representative

 


Supports ban on assault weapons and background checks

Federal gun laws should be changed. There should be an outright ban on all assault weapons and a national background check focused on psychological competency. I am bothered by how easily accessible guns are to psychologically unstable individuals. It should take at least thirty days to demonstrate the competency to purchase and own a gun. This is particularly true when we consider the mental health factors associated with the country's recent mass shootings.
Source: Baltimore Sun on 2020 MD-7 House incumbent , May 18, 2020

Ban assault weapons; ban gun sales to minors

Source: 2004 Congressional National Political Awareness Test , Nov 1, 2004

Blacks are disproportionately affected by gun violence

Concerned about the impact of gun-related crimes on black Americans, the N.A.A.C.P. is considering joining cities in lawsuits against gun makers, the association’s president, Kweisi Mfume, said on Saturday. ‘’We represent a significant constituency that is disproportionately affected by gun violence,’’ Mr. Mfume said
Source: Associated Press in New York Times, Page A14 , Feb 22, 1999

Pro-gun control, according to PVS survey.

Mfume supports the PVS survey question on gun control

Project Vote Smart inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Guns: Do you generally support gun-control legislation?' PVS self-description: "The Political Courage Test provides voters with positions on key issues. Historically, candidates have failed to complete our test due to the advice they receive from their advisors and out of fear of negative attack ads."

Source: PVS Survey 20PVS-10 on Sep 9, 2020

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