How North Carolina's members of Congress responded when we asked them six questions from our WRAL News poll on guns and mental health.
Of the state's 2 Senators and 13 Congressmen, only 13 were willing to answer the poll questions directly. Sen. Richard Burr, Rep. G.K. Butterfield and Rep. David Price all answered WRAL's specific questions, often adding their own thoughts in addition to selecting an answer as survey participants did. For these three lawmakers, readers should have a clear idea of what legislative proposals on firearms they might support or oppose.
Others replied by way of written statements, which may or may not have addressed the survey questions put to them. Most members relied on statements formulated in response to President Barack Obama's gun violence prevention proposals. The six questions asked by WRAL were: