Tim Walz on Gun Control



Supports concealed carry

Source: 2006 Congressional National Political Awareness Test , Nov 7, 2006

Expand background checks; ban assault-style weapons

Q: Support more restrictive Gun Control legislation?

Jeff Johnson (R): No. Opposes expanded background checks. Wants to arm trained professionals in schools & strengthen existing laws, not restrict "rights of law-abiding gun owners" with new laws.

Tim Walz (D): Yes. Supports expanded background checks & banning assault-style weapons--not arming teachers (he was a teacher for 20 years).

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on Minnesota Governor race , Oct 9, 2018

Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad.

Walz co-sponsored Veterans' Heritage Firearms Act

Source: HR420/S798 11-HR0420 on Jan 25, 2011

Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC.

Walz co-sponsored banning gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC