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Latest News on the Maine Gun Control Initiative

Portland Press Herald  

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Wardens express concern about gun background check measure

The Maine Warden Service is expressing concerns about the enforceability of a proposal to require background checks for ...

Maine Bloomberg  

Monday, October 10, 2016

The Battle For Votes In Maine

While proponents of Maine’s Question 3—the ill-conceived ballot initiative that would negatively affect law-abiding gun owners while doing ...

Portland Press Herald  

Monday, October 10, 2016

Maine: Millions flowing into Maine to influence referendum results in November

Contributions to all ballot questions total $9.5 million overall, with $5.1 million coming in during the last three-month period.Contributions supporting a measure that would require background checks on private gun sales and transfers have topped ...

Governor Paul LePage  

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Governor Paul LePage: Question 3 should be called the Gun Registry Bill

Question 3 on the November ballot calls for Universal Background Checks on all private sales and transfer on firearms. But it is unenforceable; it creates an unfunded mandate; and it is the first step toward ...


Wednesday, October 5, 2016

12 of the 16 Sheriffs in Maine have signed an opposition letter to Question 3

Sheriffs' from around the state are joining together and opposing Question 3 which would expand background checks to virtually all firearm transfers or sales. Question 3 on the November ballot will require the buyer and ...

BDN Maine  

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Maine Sheriffs Announce Formal Opposition to Question 3

Today, the undersigned Sheriffs in the State of Maine announce our formal opposition to Question 3, a ballot initiative expanding firearm background checks that will appear on the ballot this fall. We strongly believe the ...


Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Washington County Sheriff Barry Curtis Opposes Question 3

This election is extremely important. Not only are we going to the polls to cast our ballots for the next President of the United States, but there are some crucial questions that need serious thought. ...

Central Maine  

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Question 3 onerous, not effective

Bill Horner wrote a letter to the editor that was printed on Sept. 20. Tragically, his son was murdered in San Antonio, Texas, in 1998. His son, Mark, was a gifted trombone player. Perhaps the ...

Central Maine  

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Windsor, Winslow gun owners oppose Question 3

There weren’t many supporters of Question 3 Monday at Hussey’s General Store, where a sign out front has long advertised three items from the diverse range of goods that can be found there — “Guns, ...

WCSH 6  

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Question 3 would increase background checks

Members of the public gathered at the Portland Public Library on Tuesday to hear a panel discussion on ballot Question 3, which seeks to increase background checks on any transfer of a firearm to another ...

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