NRA-PVF Endorses Ron Kind for U.S. House of Representatives in Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District
Thursday, September 30, 2010
Fairfax, Va. -- The National Rifle Association
Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is endorsing Ron Kind for
re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in Wisconsin's
3rd Congressional District.
"The NRA-PVF is endorsing Ron Kind because he has
defended the Second Amendment freedoms of law-abiding gun
owners, hunters and sportsmen in Wisconsin and across America,"
said Chris W. Cox, chairman of the NRA-PVF.
As a member of Congress, Ron Kind has demonstrated his commitment
to our Second Amendment rights by voting for legislation to curb
bogus lawsuits against gun manufacturers. He also voted for
legislation to prohibit gun confiscation during states of
emergency, as well as legislation to allow right-to-carry permit
holders to carry and transport firearms for self-defense in
national parks and wildlife refuges. Kind also voted for
legislation to restore self-defense rights in our nation's capital
and cosponsored legislation to force much-needed reform at the
federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and
In addition, Kind signed the pro-gun
congressional amicus brief to the Supreme Court supporting our
individual right to keep and bear arms in the Heller case
and the pro-gun congressional amicus brief arguing that the Second
Amendment guarantees a fundamental right that protects all
Americans in the McDonald case.
Ron Kind's commitment to preserving our right to keep and bear
arms has earned him an "A" rating and the endorsement of the
"On November 2, I urge all Wisconsin NRA members and gun owners in
the 3rd District to vote Ron Kind for Congress," Cox
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
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 services.