Fairfax, Va. – On behalf of our five million members across the country, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is proud to endorse Ed Gillespie for United States Senate in Virginia.
Based on his support of and commitment to the Second Amendment, Gillespie has earned an “AQ” rating from the NRA in the November 4, 2014 election. An “AQ” is reserved for a pro-gun candidate whose rating is based on pro-gun responses to the NRA-PVF Candidate Questionnaire and is the highest rating a candidate can receive without a voting record on Second Amendment issues.
“Ed Gillespie understands the unprecedented threat on our Second Amendment Rights,” said Chris W. Cox, chairman of the NRA-PVF. “He knows we need a strong voice in Washington to oppose elitist billionaire Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun agenda.”
Gillespie has stated his strong opposition to any anti-gun nominees for the U.S. Supreme Court, such as Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan. He also will oppose any treaty by the United Nations or any other global organization that would impose restrictions on American gun owners. Gillespie strongly opposes the Obama-Bloomberg gun control agenda.
“We can count on Ed Gillespie to stand up for our constitutional freedoms in the U.S. Senate. The NRA encourages all gun owners and sportsmen in Virginia to vote Ed Gillespie for U.S. Senate on November 4,” concluded Cox.
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