Bill Cassidy has a proven record of support for the Second Amendment and will oppose all attempts to ban lawfully-owned firearms and magazines. He will continue to stand strong against President Obama and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s gun control agenda.
For these reasons and more, Bill Cassidy has earned our endorsement and an "A+" rating:
Cassidy Opposes Anti-Gun Supreme Court Justices Opposes anti-gun U.S. Supreme Court Justices, like Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor.
Cassidy Opposes the U.N. Gun Ban Treaty Cosponsored a resolution and signed a letter opposing any international treaty by the United Nations or any other global organizations that would impose restrictions on American gun owners.
Cassidy Opposes "Universal" Background Checks Opposes the Obama-Bloomberg so-called "universal" background check system that would criminalize the private transfer of a firearm between life-long friends and many family members.
Cassidy Supports Right-to-Carry Cosponsored and voted for the National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act. This bill would ensure that law-abiding Americans with valid concealed handgun permits would be able to carry a concealed handgun in any other state that does not prohibit concealed carry.
Cassidy Supports America’s Hunting Heritage Voted for the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreation Enhancement Act, which would open and protect access to public lands for hunting, allow citizens to carry firearms on Army Corps land and prohibit the EPA from banning traditional hunting ammunition and fishing tackle.
Cassidy Opposes a Federal Gun Database Voted to prevent ATF from circumventing the will of Congress by centralizing records of thousands of Americans’ long gun purchases.
Cassidy Introduced Legislation Expanding the Definition of Antique Firearms Sponsored legislation that would benefit gun owners and firearms collectors by expanding the definition of antique firearms to include those manufactured over 100 years ago.
Cassidy Supported Holding Eric Holder in Contempt Voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress on both criminal and civil charges for the flawed and tragic Fast and Furious scandal.
For more information on Bill Cassidy's anti-gun opponent, Mary Landrieu, visit www.NRAPVF.org/DefeatLandrieu and remember to vote Bill Cassidy for U.S. Senate on Tuesday, November 4!
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The NRA-PVF is non-partisan in issuing its candidate grades and endorsements. Our decisions are not based on a candidate's party affiliation, but rather on his or her record on Second Amendment issues. The NRA is a single issue organization. The only issues on which we evaluate candidates seeking elected office are gun-related issues.
Indicates an NRA Endorsed Candidate.
A legislator with not only an excellent voting record on all critical NRA issues, but who has also made a vigorous effort to promote and defend the Second Amendment.
Solidly pro-gun candidate. A candidate who has supported NRA positions on key votes in elective office or a candidate with a demonstrated record of support on Second Amendment issues.
A pro-gun candidate whose rating is based solely on the candidate's responses to the NRA-PVF Candidate Questionnaire and who does not have a voting record on Second Amendment issues.
A generally pro-gun candidate. However, a "B" candidate may have opposed some pro-gun reform or supported some restrictive legislation in the past.
Not necessarily a passing grade. A candidate with a mixed record or positions on gun related issues, who may oppose some pro-gun positions or support some restrictive legislation.
An anti-gun candidate who usually supports restrictive gun control legislation and opposes pro-gun reforms. Regardless of public statements, can usually be counted on to vote wrong on key issues.
True enemy of gun owners' rights. A consistent anti-gun candidate who always opposes gun owners' rights and/or actively leads anti-gun legislative efforts, or sponsors anti-gun legislation.
Refused to answer the NRA-PVF candidate questionnaire or a candidate who has made contradictory statements or taken positions that are inconsistent with the candidate's answers to the NRA-PVF candidate questionnaire or previous record. A rating of "?" often indicates indifference, if not outright hostility, to gun owners' and sportsmen's rights.
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