Fairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association’s Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is launching radio ads in the Alabama markets of Huntsville and Florence-Muscle Schoals in support of U.S. Senator Luther Strange in the August 15 special election primary.
“Luther Strange is a tremendous advocate for our Second Amendment freedoms and we need to keep him in our nation’s capital fighting for the rights of law-abiding gun owners,” said Chris W. Cox, chairman of the NRA-PVF. “For years Luther has stood firm against any and all attempts to infringe on our freedoms in Alabama and he is doing the same for us in Washington.”
The ads began running Monday, July 31st.
Primary election: August 15
Run-off election (if no candidate draws more than 50 percent in the primary): September 26
General Election: December 12
Radio ad script:
ANNCR ONE: In Washington, protecting our freedom to own a gun is Big Challenge.
ANNCR TWO: It’s a Big JOB.
ANNCR ONE: right…a big job. And it’s a good thing we have Luther Strange leading the fight.
ANNCR TWO: BIG Luther Strange.
ANNCR ONE: Big Luther Strange helped give us a pro-gun majority on the U.S. Supreme Court. Where our freedom hangs in the balance.
ANNCR TWO: That’s BIG Luther Strange.
ANNCR ONE: Luther Strange is also working hard to guarantee that your Alabama permit to carry a gun for self-defense is honored by every other state. That’s a big deal
ANNCR TWO: Yep. Big Luther Strange.
ANNCR ONE: And as our Senator, Luther Strange has sponsored legislation to get rid of Barack Obama’s defacto gun registration scheme. This is a big election.
ANNCR TWO: That’s why Big Luther Strange is the one candidate in the Senate race who's endorsed by the N-R-A.
ANNCR ONE: The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund paid for, and is responsible for the content of, this advertising. W-W-W N-R-A-P-V-F dot org.
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