Q: Do you support the Brady Bill? BUSH: Law-abiding citizens ought to be allowed to protect their families. We ought to keep guns out of the hands of people who shouldnt have them. Thats why Im for instant background checks at gun shows. Im for trigger locks. I think we ought to raise the age at which juveniles can have a gun. I also believe that the best way to make sure that we keep our society safe is to hold people accountable for breaking the law. If we catch somebody illegally selling a gun, there needs to be a consequence. The federal government can help. (St. Louis Debate---Oct.17, 2000) Supports stronger enforcement of existing gun laws, would provide more funding for aggressive gun law enforcement programs such as Project Exile in Richmond, Virginia Supports requiring instant background checks at gun shows by allowing gun show promoters to access the instant check system on behalf of vendors Supports law-abiding Americans constitutional right to own guns to protect their families and home Supports the current ban on automatic weapons Supports banning the importation of foreign made, high-capacity ammunition clips Supports voluntary safety locks Opposes government mandated registration of all guns owned by law abiding citizens (GeorgeWBush.com: "Issues; Policy Points Overview Apr. 2, 2000) Obama would also not be the first President to sign into law enhanced gun control measures in the wake of a school shooting: New Gun Control Law Is Killer's Legacy What's the purpose of this thread? Only to once again point out the hypocrisy of the right.