Dusty Johnson on Gun Control



Funding for mental health services to lower gun violence

Congress should prioritize additional funding for mental health services as a meaningful step toward addressing gun violence in schools, Johnson said. He said he could also support tougher background checks for buying firearms.
Source: Argus-Leader coverage of 2018 SD-0 House race , Oct 12, 2018

Opposes gun control, according to PVS survey.

Johnson opposes 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 18PVS-10 on Aug 1, 2018

Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale.

Johnson voted NAY the Bipartisan Background Checks Act

H.R.8: To require a background check for every firearm sale. This Act may be cited as the "Background Check Expansion Act".