Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Gun Control



Believes in common-sense approach to reforming gun control

Alexandria believes that supporting common-sense gun legislation is necessary for any politician who claims to care about the lives of constituents. She understands that gun control can save lives and make communities and schools safer. Ban Assault Weapons, High-Capacity Magazines, and Bump Stocks. Require Domestic Abusers and Stalkers to Surrender Their Firearms. Mandate Universal and Improved Background Checks for Firearm Purchases.
Source: 2018 Congressional NY-14th election website Ocasio2018.com , Oct 9, 2018

Support gun-control, according to PVS survey.

Ocasio-Cortez 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.

Ocasio-Cortez 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".