NRA-PVF Endorses Jaime Herrera for U.S. House of Representatives in Washington's 3rd Congressional District
Wednesday, September 08, 2010
Fairfax, Va. - The National Rifle Association Political Victory
Fund (NRA-PVF) is endorsing Jaime Herrera for election to the U.S.
House of Representatives for District 3 in Washington this
"The NRA-PVF is proud to support Jamie because we know she will
be a staunch defender of the Second Amendment freedoms of
law-abiding gun owners, hunters and sportsmen in Washington and
During her time in the Washington state Senate, Rep. Herrera
sponsored legislation to prohibit gun confiscation during states of
emergency, as happened after Hurricane Katrina. She also supports
legislation to reform the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,
Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) and supports the National
Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act that would extend federal protection
of state right to carry licenses and permits across the country.
Rep. Herrera has also said she supports repealing the D.C. gun ban
and registration statute, which would restore the right of
self-defense with firearms to law-abiding residents of our nation's
Jaime Herrera's solid pro-gun voting record in the Washington
State Legislature and her commitment to preserving the Second
Amendment has earned her an "A" rating and the endorsement of
"Jaime Herrera will be a strong voice in fighting ongoing
efforts by anti-gun politicians to dismantle the Second Amendment,"
Cox concluded. "We ask all Washington gun-owners and hunters to
elect Jamie Herrera to the U.S. House on November 2nd."
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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