"She's against banning any weapons. She takes a more centrist approach on this — she doesn't believe in banning any weapons," said Colbert Busch spokesman James Smith. "She's focused on expanding background checks while making sure we don't impede on any rights while doing so."

Smith said Colbert Busch also supports increasing funding for local police departments to crack down on gun trafficking.

The stance puts her to the right of many in her party — though it likely lines up with the views of many in the Republican-leaning district and could help insulate her against attacks that she's too liberal to win.