NRA-PVF Endorses Frank Kratovil for U.S. House of Representatives in Maryland’s 1st Congressional District
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Fairfax, Va. -- The National Rifle Association
Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is endorsing Frank Kratovil for
re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in Maryland's
1st Congressional District this
"Frank Kratovil has earned the endorsement of the NRA-PVF
because has defended the Second Amendment freedoms of law-abiding
gun owners, hunters and sportsmen in Maryland and across America,"
said Chris W. Cox, chairman of NRA-PVF.
As a member of Congress, Frank Kratovil signed the
successful pro-gun congressional amicus brief arguing that
the Second Amendment guarantees a fundamental right that applies to
all Americans in the McDonald case. He also voted to allow
law-abiding citizens to carry firearms in national parks and
wildlife refuges and cosponsored legislation to force reform at the
federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives BATFE).
Additionally, Kratovil signed a letter to Attorney General Eric
Holder stating his opposition to reinstating the failed bans on
semi-automatic firearms and ammunition magazines, and he
cosponsored the national right-to-carry reciprocity bill to extend
federal protection of state right-to-carry licenses and permits
across the country.
Frank Kratovil's record in Congress and his
commitment to preserving our Second Amendment rights and hunting
heritage have earned him an "A" rating and endorsement from the
"On November 2, I urge all Maryland NRA Members and gun
owners in the 1st District to vote Frank Kratovil for
Congress," Cox concluded.
Chris W. Cox is NRA's chief lobbyist. He also serves as
chairman of NRA-PVF. The National Rifle Association Political
Victory Fund is responsible for political candidate rankings. These
are based on candidate voting records, public statements and
responses to NRA-PVF questionnaires.
Established in 1871, the
National Rifle Association is America's oldest civil rights and
sportsmen's group. Four million members strong, NRA continues
to uphold the Second Amendment and advocates enforcement of
existing laws against violent offenders to reduce crime. The
Association remains the nation's leader in firearm education and
training for law-abiding gun owners, law enforcement and the armed