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NRA-PVF Endorses Lynn Swann For Governor of Pennsylvania

Friday, September 22, 2006

Fairfax, VA-The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is pleased to endorse Lynn Swann for Governor of Pennsylvania.

“The NRA is synonymous with defending the freedom of law-abiding Americans,” said Chris W. Cox, Executive Director and Chairman of NRA - PVF. “That is why we are pleased to endorse Lynn Swann for Governor. We know he will work to protect the rights of law-abiding gun owners as Pennsylvania's Governor.”

Lynn Swann has pledged to use his 'sportsmen's philosophy' when dealing with hunting and firearm-related issues at the state capitol. He has also argued against imposing new restrictions on law-abiding gun owners. Swann believes the better solution to fighting crime in Pennsylvania is stronger enforcement of current laws, coupled with stricter liability for criminals who commit crimes with guns; a position shared by the NRA.

Lynn Swann earned an “A” rating from the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund because of his support of Second Amendment issues. 

“I urge all Pennsylvania gun owners and NRA members to vote for Lynn Swann for Governor this November 7,” stated Cox. “Lynn Swann is a friend of law-abiding gun owners, and if elected Governor, he will continue to stand for gun owners and the Second Amendment.”


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