Only in very limited situations
The Manchin-Toomey amendment "would have criminalized certain private transfers of firearms between honest citizens, requiring lifelong friends, neighbors and some family members" to get government approval.
Banned guns not widely used for deer hunting (then or now)
Says Tom Barrett "voted to ban 15 different kinds of guns, even a lot of common deer rifles."
— PolitiFact Wisconsin
© 2015 • All Rights Reserved • Tampa Bay Times
490 First Avenue South • St. Petersburg, FL 33701 • 727-893-8111
About PolitiFact | Contact Us | Advertise