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NRA-PVF "A" Rated and Endorsed Rob Portman

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Rob Portman has a proven record of support for our Second Amendment freedoms and will continue to oppose the anti-gun agenda of Barack Obama, former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Hillary Clinton.

Why NRA-PVF endorses Rob Portman

Rob Portman is the best Senate candidate to protect your Second Amendment rights!

Supports Right-to-Carry
Voted for Concealed Carry Reciprocity legislation, which would ensure that law-abiding Americans with the legal right to carry concealed would be able to carry their firearm for self-defense in any other state.

Opposes a Semi-Auto Ban 
Voted multiple times against Senator Dianne Feinstein’s failed semi-auto ban that would ban commonly owned semiautomatic firearms used for hunting, recreational shooting and self-defense. 

Opposes So-Called “Universal” Background Checks
Voted against the Obama/Bloomberg so-called “universal” background check system that could criminalize the private transfer of firearms which, according to the Justice Department, is only enforceable through a federal firearms registry.

Opposes U.N. Gun Ban Treaty
Voted for legislation that would prevent the United States from entering into the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. He also signed multiple letters opposing any international treaty by the United Nations or other global organizations that would impose restrictions on American gun owners.

Opposes Anti-Gun Supreme Court Justices
Opposes anti-gun nominees for the U.S. Supreme Court, including Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan. 

Supports Gun Manufacturers and Dealers
Was an original cosponsor of and voted for the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, a law that prevents the American gun industry from being sued into bankruptcy through frivolous lawsuits.

Opposes Government Blacklists
Voted against denying persons on secret government lists their Second Amendment right to purchase or own a firearm without due process.

Supports Veterans’ Second Amendment Rights
Voted for legislation that would protect veterans’ Second Amendment rights. 


The NRA Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is NRA's political action committee. The NRA-PVF ranks political candidates — irrespective of party affiliation — based on voting records, public statements and their responses to an NRA-PVF questionnaire.