Today Ohio Sen. Rob Portman voted against proposed amendments for assault weapons and high capacity magazine bans and universal background checks.
Here is how Portman voted today in the Senate over the Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013.
- S.Amdt. 711 Voted no on Feinstein Amdt. No. 711; To regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, and for other purposes.
- S.Amdt. 714 Voted no on Lautenberg Amdt. No. 714; To regulate large capacity ammunition feeding devices.
- S.Amdt. 713 Voted no on Leahy Amdt. No. 713; To increase public safety by punishing and deterring firearms trafficking.
- S.Amdt. 715 Voted no on Manchin Amdt. No. 715; To protect Second Amendment rights, ensure that all individuals who should be prohibited from buying a firearm are listed in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, and provide a responsible and consistent background check process.
- S.Amdt. 720 Voted yes on Burr Amdt. No. 720; To protect the Second Amendment rights of veterans and their families.
- S.Amdt. 719 Voted yes on Cornyn Amdt. No. 719; To allow reciprocity for the carrying of certain concealed firearms.
- S.Amdt. 725 Voted yes on Grassley Amdt. No. 725; To address gun violence, improve the availability of records to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, address mental illness in the criminal justice system, and end straw purchases and trafficking of illegal firearms, and for other purposes.
Ohio Sen. Sharrod Brown voted opposite Portman on the amendments.
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