Jason Crow on Gun Control



Ban long gun sales to people in other states

Background checks have prevented over 2.4 million gun sales to felons, domestic abusers, and dangerously mentally ill individuals. I introduced legislation to close the "Colorado Loophole," which would prohibit the sale of long guns to residents from other states who could not buy them in their own home state, am vice chair of the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, and was a proud supporter of H.R. 8 to expand background checks for all gun sales.
Source: 2018 CO-6 House campaign website JasonCrowForCongress.com , May 4, 2020

People demand action now, not NRA donations

Key messages: Crow's campaign ads focused on criticism of Mike Coffman and his response to school shootings, saying that he has accepted more money from the NRA than any other congressman. "We're angry about the fact that we now have politicians in this country who are more concerned about their donors....than they are about the cries and pleas of people in this community that demand action and demand it now."[3]
Source: Ballotpedia 2018 House CO-6 `Key Message` analysis , Oct 9, 2018

Restrict right to bear arms, according to CC survey.

Crow supports the CC survey question on Second Amendment

The Christian Coalition Voter Guide inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Further Restrictions on the Right to Keep and Bear Arms' Christian Coalition's self-description: "Christian Voter Guide is a clearing-house for traditional, pro-family voter guides. We do not create voter guides, nor do we interview or endorse candidates."

Source: Christian Coalition Surve 18CC-10 on Jul 1, 2018

Support gun-control, according to PVS survey.

Crow 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 18PVS-10 on Aug 1, 2018

Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer.

Crow voted YEA 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".