Erik Paulsen votes against common-sense gun safety laws.
- Paulsen voted for the Concealed-Carry Reciprocity Act that allows permit holders from states with weak gun laws to bring guns across state lines. Opposed by Minnesota law enforcement, this dangerous bill would make Minnesotans less safe.
- Erik Paulsen voted to allow those deemed mentally incompetent to be able to purchase guns.
- Erik Paulsen has an A rating from the NRA and has taken thousands of dollars in campaign contributions.
When reviewing Paulsen's speech and actions, it is important not to confuse any expressions of support for gun safety for genuine commitment. Like many other conservatives in moderate districts, Paulsen is adept at engaging moderate voters with speeches that express genuine concern about gun violence in order to get votes while taking few measures to enact real gun reform. For example, although Paulsen came out in favor of a bump stock ban, this legislation is stalled in Congress, and he is not stumping for passage or demonstrating real leadership.
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