NRA-PVF Endorses Gary Herbert for Governor of Utah
Monday, September 27, 2010
Fairfax, Va. - The National Rifle Association Political Victory
Fund (NRA-PVF) is endorsing Gary Herbert for re-election in Utah's
gubernatorial race on November 2nd.
"Gary Herbert's commitment to preserving our Second Amendment
freedoms and hunting heritage has earned him the NRA-PVF
endorsement," said Chris W. Cox, chairman of NRA-PVF. "Gun owners
in Utah can trust Gary to continue fighting for their Second
During his time as Governor, Gary Herbert signed into law several
pro-gun bills, including: a "car carry" bill that allows concealed
carry in a vehicle and on a person's property without a concealed
firearm permit; a "parking lot" bill to allow law-abiding citizens
to keep firearms in their locked vehicles while they are parked in
their employer's parking lot or others; and a "defensive display"
bill to clarify how law-abiding citizens can carry and use firearms
for self-defense. He also signed into law legislation to exempt
from liability any property owner who allows a concealed firearm
permit holder to bring a firearm onto his property.
Herbert's support for the Second Amendment has earned him an "A+"
rating and the endorsement of the NRA-PVF.
"On November 2nd, I urge all Utah NRA members, hunters and gun
owners to vote Gary Herbert for Governor," 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
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