NRA-PVF Endorses State Representative Bob Bischoff for Re-Election in Indiana’s 68th House District

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

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Fairfax, Va.-The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is endorsing Rep. Bob Bischoff (D-68) for re-election to the Indiana House of Representatives this November.

Chris W. Cox, chairman of the NRA-PVF stated, "The NRA-PVF is endorsing Bob Bischoff because of his strong support for the Second Amendment freedoms of law-abiding Indiana gun owners. As author of Indiana's new Emergency Powers and Parking Lot laws, our members in the Hoosier State know they can trust him to protect their rights."

Throughout his tenure in the Indiana House of Representatives, Bob Bischoff has consistently supported the right to keep and bear arms, including: protecting gun owners from being held liable if their firearms are stolen and later used in a crime; establishing Indiana's Lifetime Concealed Firearm Permit - the first of its kind in the United States; signed a pro-gun "friend of the court" brief in McDonald v. Chicago, supporting the position that the Second Amendment guarantees a fundamental right that protects all Americans; and authoring Indiana's new Emergency Powers and Parking Lot laws, protecting Hoosiers against firearm confiscations during states of emergency and wrongful termination by employers for locking their firearms in their personal vehicles while at work.

"On November 2, I urge all Indiana NRA members and gun owners in the 68th House District to vote for Bob Bischoff," 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.

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Established in 1871, the National Rifle Association is America's oldest civil rights and sportsmen's group.  Nearly 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.

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