John Joyce on Gun Control



Extremists want to infringe on law abiding citizens' rights

The extremists on the left believe that infringing on law abiding citizens' rights is an answer to end violence. I believe the opposite to be true. Instead, we should increase mandatory minimums for those who use guns to commit crimes, focus on our current mental health system and make securing our schools the top priority. We can do this without taking away the rights of hunters, and those who choose to protect themselves with a firearm. I am a fierce advocate for the second amendment.
Source: 2018 PA-13 House campaign website JohnJoyceForCongress.com , Apr 30, 2020

Opposes gun control, according to PVS survey.

Joyce 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.

Joyce 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".