Firearms Industry Releases 2018 Midterm Election Scorecard #GUNVOTE

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Firearms Industry Releases 2018 Midterm Election Scorecard

NEWTOWN, Conn. — -(AmmoLand.com)- The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industries, released its 2018 Congressional Scorecard in advance of the upcoming midterm elections to assist voters when deciding which incumbent candidates, based on their voting records, are most likely to support their ability to purchase firearms and to exercise their Constitutional rights.

The scorecard is an assessment of several years of voting records on 10 key issues affecting firearms, ammunition, hunting and the shooting sports. It can be found below or by visiting www.nssf.org, then clicking the tabs for Government Relations and then Legislative Action Center. The voting records include such issues as concealed carry reciprocity, expanding access to public hunting lands and votes on Supreme Court nominees. The score reflects the voting record and is not an endorsement of a particular candidate.

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“The National Shooting Sports Foundation is following a practice similar to that of other trade associations that report on how candidates voted on issues impacting their ability to conduct the lawful commerce in arms and encouraging participation in hunting and the shooting sports,” said Lawrence G. Keane, NSSF Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Government and Public Affairs.

“It was clear in the last presidential election that the ability to freely exercise Second Amendment rights and fully participate in the shooting sports was a deciding factor for many voters. Members of our industry, gun owners and sportsmen and sportswomen are strongly urged to participate in this election and should be fully informed of how their prospective Members of Congress vote on the issues impacting their livelihood and recreational activities.”

The scorecard is an extension of NSSF’s #GUNVOTE® voter education campaign. #GUNVOTE allows voters to enter their information and find out who their candidates are, where they stand on firearms-related issues and steps to cast a ballot.

NSSF urges all voters, “Don’t Risk Your Rights” and visit www.gunvote.org.

National Shooting Sports Foundation 2018 Congressional Scorecard


National Shooting Sports FoundationAbout NSSF

The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearms industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of more than 12,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen's organizations and publishers. For more information, log on to www.nssf.org.

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Zackley ! All the taxes and useless spending that Tom Corbett elimininated, Wolf has reinstated and ADDED more taxes. Wolf goes on and on about his raising taxes for school… LOOK at where his money for schools is being funneled to, SHittsburgh and Philthadelphia, schools that have and ARE failing. Pumping millions into dead, LOW attendance, almost a JOKE schools.Wasted taxpayer money, protecting do nothing schools and teacher unions.
Pa. gas tax HIGHEST IN THE NATION !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Can and will you send me the best way to vote in Alabama?
Our state is a Gun Frindly State.
I want to help keep it that way.

Thank you much!

Carry with Honor,
William

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Gunvote lacks an accurate GOP candidate for PA Governor. That candidate is https://wagnerforgov.com/