Skip to comments.NRA Endorses George Allen Over Tim Kaine
Posted on 09/30/2012 8:33:03 AM PDT by Qbert
The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) has endorsed former Virginia Gov. George Allen over Democratic Senate opponent Tim Kaine, on Saturday.
George Allen has a proven record of defending the Second Amendment, said Chris W. Cox, chairman of NRA-PVF. Because of his strong support of our rights, George Allen has earned an A rating and endorsement from the NRA-PVF.
Kaine, who is also a former governor of the state, got an F from the 4-million member organization.
As chairman of the Democratic National Committee, Tim Kaine strongly supported the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor for the U.S. Supreme Court the same Sonia Sotomayor who signed an opinion saying that Americans do not have an individual right to keep and bear arms, according to the organization. As a Richmond councilman, Kaine suggested that the city of Richmond team up with Fairfax and Norfolk to push gun control laws.
Further, he was endorsed by the anti-gun Brady Campaign in 2001 when he ran for lieutenant governor, officials added. And as governor, Tim Kaine vetoed HB 1106, which would have allowed law-abiding Virginians to carry a handgun in their personal motor vehicle or vessel as long as it was secured in a container or compartment.
Saturdays endorsement at The Nations Gun Show in Chantilly, Va., built on the organizations earlier endorsement of the Republican during the states June primary.
As Governor of Virginia, George Allen supported and signed Virginias Right-to-Carry law, abolished parole for violent criminals, and promoted truth-in-sentencing legislation, according to the NRA. While in Congress, Allen cosponsored and voted for the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, which protects American gun makers from being sued into bankruptcy. He also sponsored National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity legislation, cosponsored the Disaster Recovery Personal Protection Act, and voted to prohibit gun confiscation...
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Oh, yeah, which one would I want in the Senate?
Roast duck is great ~ 'quack, quack, BANG, squawk, splat'
Now if we can just get rid of the previously NRA endorsed candidate, now U.S. Senator, Mark Warner.