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Jon Tester's Public Statements on Issue: Guns

Full Name: Jon Tester
Office: U.S. Senate (MT) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sharla; 2 Children: Christine, Shon
Birth Date: 08/21/1956
Birth Place: Havre, MT
Home City: Big Sandy, MT
Date Title
May 1, 2014 Tester, Walsh Meet with Montana Students in Nation's Capital
May 1, 2014 Tester Joins Senate Outdoor Recreation Caucus
Oct. 31, 2013 Tester Pledges to Oppose UN Arms Trade Treaty
Oct. 21, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - UN Arms Trade Treaty
July 1, 2013 Tester Pushes Bipartisan Bill to Increase Sportsmen's Access to Safe Shooting Practice
April 15, 2013 Gun Safety
April 10, 2013 NBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript - Guns
April 9, 2013 USA Today - Mental Health Advocates Worry About Gun Legislation
Nov. 26, 2012 The Dream Act
Nov. 13, 2012 Sportsmen's Act of 2012 - Motion to Proceed - Continued
Sept. 22, 2012 Bennet Applauds Senate Action on Sportsmen's Act of 2012
Sept. 20, 2012 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Sept. 19, 2012 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2013
July 26, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, and to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
July 16, 2012 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
June 5, 2012 Tester: Antique Gun Re-importation Moving Forward
May 24, 2012 Tester Leads Senate in Blocking U.N. Arms Treaty
April 18, 2012 Tester Statement on Being Named Firearms Industry's Legislator of the Year
Nov. 17, 2011 Senate Passes Tester's Provisions to Strengthen Gun Rights
Nov. 4, 2011 Letter to Daniel Inouye, Harold Rogers, Barbara Mikulski, Frank Wolf Second Amendment Protection
Sept. 29, 2011 Senators Introduce Bill to Provide Consistent Gun Rules for Federal Lands
Sept. 28, 2011 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General
Sept. 22, 2011 Tester Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Gun Rights
Aug. 30, 2011 Tester: Reassignment Should Give ATF "New Start'
June 22, 2011 Tester Introduces Bipartisan "Target Practice' Bill
March 14, 2011 Tester introduces legislation to prevent "emergency' gun regulations
March 7, 2011 Ravalli Republic - Tester Intervenes in Stevensville Ammo Company's Export Application
March 4, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Ellen Tausher, Secretary for Arms Control and International Security
Feb. 11, 2011 Tester's Gun Bill Wins Bipartisan Support in Senate
Feb. 9, 2011 Letter to Ken Melson, Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget; Jacob Lew, Director of the Office of Management and Budget
Jan. 25, 2011 KPAX - Tester Takes Over Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus
Dec. 23, 2010 Letter to Kenneth E. Melson, Acting Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Sept. 30, 2010 Tester Introduces Bill Aimed At Allowing Antique Gun Re-Importation, Sales
Sept. 15, 2010 Letter to Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton
Aug. 27, 2010 Shoots Down Petition for EPA to Ban Lead Bullets, Shot and Sinkers
June 28, 2010 Tester, Hutchison: Supreme Court's McDonald v. City of Chicago Decision "A Victory for All Americans'
April 27, 2010 McCain, Tester Team Up To Secure Gun Rights in Nation's Capital
April 27, 2010 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
March 2, 2010 KULR: Tester Gun Rights
March 2, 2010 Senate's Leading Gun Rights Duo Reloads for Supreme Court Case
Dec. 11, 2009 Tester Cosponsors Amendment to Strengthen Gun Rights in Health Care Bill
Nov. 23, 2009 Tester Rallies Congress to Support Gun Rights in Upcoming Supreme Court Case
Oct. 8, 2009 The Great Falls Tribune: Tester Joins Effort To Overturn Law
Oct. 7, 2009 Tester Leads Charge For Gun Rights In Another Supreme Court Case
July 21, 2009 Senators Aim To Protect Concealed Firearms Rights
June 25, 2009 Baucus, Tester Working To Protect Hunting On Public Lands
March 29, 2009 Billings Gazette - Dems May Be Allies For Gun Advocates
March 25, 2009 Panel II Of A Hearing Of The Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
March 25, 2009 Tester: Gun Control Not ‘The Right Answer' To Fighting Border Violence
March 3, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Eric Holder, Attorney General
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