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Kerry the most anti-gun presidential nominee in U.S. history!
FACT: Kerry has voted nine times in favor of banning semi-auto firearms.
FACT: Kerry has voted for a Ted Kennedy amendment to ban most rifle
ammunition, including the most common rounds used by hunters and target
FACT: Kerry has voted to close off hundreds of thousands of acres to hunting
in the California Mojave Desert.
FACT: Kerry has voted to hold America`s firearms makers - not violent
criminals - responsible for crimes commited with firearms.
FACT: Kerry was one of only 18 Senators who opposed the Firearms Owners`
Protection Act, which ended alarming abuses being committed under the 1968
Gun Control Act.
FACT: Kerry has voted to allow unlimited warrant-less inspections of FFL
FACT: Kerry has voted to criminalize legal sales between private citizens at
FACT: Kerry has voted against increasing mandatory minimum and maximum
penalties for the illegal transfer or use of a firearm. But he voted to
impose penalties of a year in prison and a $10,000 fine on an adult if a
juvenile steals a gun from him and then displays it in a public place.
FACT: Kerry has voted to force many small firearms dealers out of business,
which would have impacted both the availability and price of guns,
particularly in rural areas.
FACT: Kerry has voted 11 times to force law-abiding citizens to wait to
exercise their Second Amendment rights. He voted to keep the federal waiting
period after the National Instant Check System was in place.
FACT: Kerry voted twice to eliminate the Civilian Marksmanship Program.
FACT: Kerry commended commended an anti-gun group`s demonstration in
Washington that called for gun owner licensing, gun registration and other
restrictions on law-abiding gun owners.
FACT: If elected president, Kerry will pack the U.S. Supreme Court with
Feinstein/Schumer/ Kennedy-selected anti-gun activists who believe you have
no right to own any firearm.