Pawlenty’s Record on The Right to Keep and Bear Arms:
Dave Kopel has described Pawlenty as “pro-gun.”
Pawlenty on gun control:
“The people of our state respect Second Amendment rights for gun owners… Minnesotans understand that it’s wrong to play politics with our constitutional rights.”
Pawlenty also signed into law a “Shooting Range Protection Act” to protect shooting ranges from hostile localities.
Rated A by the NRA in 2006.
Rated A by The NRA Political Victory Fund in 2000.
Rated A by The NRA Political Victory Fund in 1998.