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Important Statement From NRA Chief Lobbyist and Chairman of NRA’s Political Action Committee Chris W. Cox on Virginia’s Gubernatorial Race

Tuesday, August 30, 2005

 

The National Rifle Association-Political Victory Fund would like to congratulate Jerry Kilgore on the successful launch of “Sportsmen for Kilgore.”

 

Every election year, many candidates work overtime to persuade hunters, sportsmen and gun owners to vote for them.  While some, like Tim Kaine, try to bury anti-freedom and gun control records with rosy rhetoric and glossy photo-ops; others do have a proven record of helping advance and preserve the Second Amendment rights of law abiding Americans. 

 

Jerry Kilgore is one of these good candidates.  Unlike Tim Kaine, Jerry’s rhetoric matches his record.  Analysis of his distinguished record of public service will reveal that Jerry Kilgore is sincere in both word and deed.  He is trustworthy.  And because of this, I believe Jerry is a man Virginia hunters, sportsmen and gun owners can trust to help safeguard the hunting heritage in the Old Dominion. 

 

I urge all Virginia hunters, sportsmen and gun owners to get active in “Sportsmen for Kilgore.”  Get two bumper stickers and share one with a neighbor.  Put a Kilgore sign in your front yard.  Let them know that because leadership and trust matter in this race, you’re strongly supporting Jerry Kilgore for Governor.

 

 

 

 

 

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