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NRA Launches TV Ad Buy to Defeat Bayh

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

NRA Launches TV Ad Buy to Defeat Bayh

Fairfax, Va.— The National Rifle Association's Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) has launched a 30-second television ad to educate Indiana voters about Evan Bayh’s anti-Second Amendment voting record. The ad, titled "Rewind," will air on both cable and broadcast stations in Indianapolis, South Bend and Fort Wayne from September 20-October 3.

"During his previous U.S. Senate career, Evan Bayh repeatedly voted in favor of gun control," said Chris W. Cox, executive director of the NRA-ILA. "Now he wants to go back to the Senate so he can do it again."

Bayh has earned an "F" rating from the NRA for his anti-Second Amendment voting record. In addition to supporting bans on ammunition and common hunting rifles, Evan Bayh voted to confirm two anti-Second Amendment Justices to the U.S. Supreme Court.

"Evan Bayh could be the deciding vote for an anti-gun Supreme Court justice, who would overturn our fundamental right to keep a firearm in the home for self-protection. So the stakes in this election could not be higher for law-abiding Indiana gun owners," concluded Cox.

The NRA is endorsing Todd Young for U.S. Senate, who has an A+ rating and will stand up for the constitutional freedoms of Second Amendment supporters in the Hoosier State.

Transcript of ad:
Announcer: What would Evan Bayh do to your gun rights if he gets back to Washington? Rewind the tape.
Special effect: Rewind
Announcer: Bayh voted to ban ammunition.
Special effect: Rewind
Announcer: (Bayh voted) to ban common hunting rifles.
Special effect: Rewind
Announcer: Bayh put two anti-gun justices on the Supreme Court.
Woman Announcer: “the right to possess a gun is clearly not a fundamental right.”
Special effect: Channel Change
Woman Announcer: “I am not sympathetic.”
Special effect: Fast Forward
Announcer: If Evan Bayh wins, you can kiss your gun rights….Bayh Bayh.

The NRA Political Victory Fund is responsible for the content of this advertising.


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