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© 2019 Squirrel Hill Stands Against Gun Violence

Pittsburgh, PA

Ed Gainey - Candidate for HD - 24

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. Do you support universal background checks, specifically SB88/HB673? Why or why not? *

Yes I do. I believe that universal background checks are a start to reducing gun violence. All guns transaction should go through a background check so that we can make sure that guns do not fall into the wrong hands. My strong feelings on this issue are why I was one of the co-sponsors of HB673 in the first place.

 

2. Do you support extreme risk protection orders (red flag laws), specifically SB90/HB1075? Why or why not? *

Yes I do. I was one of the co-sponsors of HB1075 because I believe that if a family believes for any reason that a family member needs to give up their gun the extreme risk order would legally give them the right to do so.

 

3. A. Do you support support a ban on assault weapons and high capacity magazines, specifically HB307 (if you are a candidate for State House)? Why or why not? *

Yes I do. I am a strong supporter of a ban on assault weapons. In fact I was the prime sponsor of HB 307 and will continue to work tirelessly to see it one day passed.

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4. Do you support the expansion of firearms preemption, specifically SB531/HB1066? Why or why not? *

I absolutely do not support that bill and will actively oppose it.

5. What else would you like to let voters know about your stance on firearms legislation? *

We have the ability and responsibility to protect human life and supporting legislation that produces responsible gun ownership is a way we save lives.