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Proposal ID758
Proposal2014 Platform amendment proposal: Gun Control
PresenterPlatform Committee - sponsored by GP of Iowa
Floor ManagerBudd Dickinson
Discussion06/30/2014 - 07/13/2014
Voting07/14/2014 - 07/20/2014
Presens Quorum30 0.6666
Consens Quorum45 0.6666 of Yes and No Votes


This re-inserts and updates the gun control plank from the 2004 platform, which was lost when the section was amended.


Amend II. Social Justice G. Criminal Justice 3. Criminal Justice Reform

add a new section i.:

i. Thoughtful, carefully considered gun control such as is contained in the Brady Bill (1993). Eliminate the gun show loophole that permits sale of weapons without background checks. Extend background checks to all private sales of firearms.


Approval of this proposal will amend the 2014 Platform, which will be published on the GPUS website in or before September, 2014.

Platform Committee
Jan Martell, co-chair, 919-682-2472,
Bruce Hinkforth, co-chair, 262-569-1370,
Holly Hart, state contact,


2012 Platform:
Proposition 740:

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