NRA Statement on Heitkamp’s Opposition to Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

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Heidi Heitkamp
Heidi Heitkamp

Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (N.D.) said on Thursday that she will oppose Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Heitkamp's decision comes less than a day after the FBI wrapped up its investigation into the sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh.

Chris W. Cox, executive director of the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action, today released the following statement in response to Sen. Heidi Heitkamp’s decision to vote against the confirmation of President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee:

“Today, Heidi Heitkamp put partisan politics above the rights of law-abiding North Dakota gun owners. Right now, the U.S. Supreme Court is split 4-4 on the basic right to keep a firearm in the home for self-defense. Therefore, a vote against confirming Judge Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court is a vote against the fundamental right to self-defense.”

Editors Note: Senator Heidi Heitkamp is up for reelection in November vote accordingly.


National Rifle Association Institute For Legislative Action (NRA-ILA)

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the “lobbying” arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Visit: www.nra.org

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circle8
circle8
1 year ago

The democrats will attack the polls with FRAUD. They are known for their FRAUD and after failing on Judge Kavanuagh they will be out in full force. Those states that commit the most voter fraud have democrat or weak government leaders that do not support a legal election. The states are not limited to WASHINGTON STATE, CALIFORNIA, OREGON, New MEXICO. COLORADO, ILLINOIS, OHIO, FLORIDA, PENNSYLVANIA, NORTH CAROLINA, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, CONNECTICUT and many many others. Make sure to get our voters out to shut down the DNC Fraud Detail paid for by SOROS, BLOOMBERG and others.

American Patriot
American Patriot
1 year ago

So what’s the story here? She is a Democrap, does anyone actually think she is an American supporter?

Jim Macklin
Jim Macklin
1 year ago

Stupid voters who only pay attention every four years, hear about a RINO who needs to be voted out and decide to not vote at all or punish the whole Republican Party. Vote for te good Republicans, vote against the bad Republicans in the Primary. In a General Election vote for Republicans because nationally the party with a 1 vote majority controls the committee assignments, even the parking spaces. The DNC runs like the MAFI, they have enforcers to control every vote. The GOP is more like a snadlot team, party unity is just a concept that hasn’t been developed.… Read more »

William Snyder
William Snyder
1 year ago

NRA needs to produce a video showing its beginning. It could start with a scene of a Civil war battle, showing Union soldiers shots going wild. Then the scene from “The Fighting 69th” where Alabama soldiesrs boasting about outshooting the New Yorkers and Father Duffy agreeing.
Next a scene of veterans forming the NRA to improve the poor marksmanship of big city soldiers. Then,of course, getting Congress to establish the Board for the Promotion of Rifle Practice and appointing a Director of Civiian Mrksmanship
Menstion that many law enforcement and military instructors were NRA trained.

Dwaine Butts
Dwaine Butts
1 year ago

WV’s Manchin spells his name “Survivor.” Should he not vote to confirm, he’d be certainly be toast, instead of hopefully.
Shooting a gun for a tv ad doesn’t make him pro-2A.

Richard L
Richard L
1 year ago
Reply to  Dwaine Butts

Duaine, you are quite correct. I remember that Boom Boom showed us his expertise with a shotgun.

CountryBoy
CountryBoy
1 year ago
Reply to  Dwaine Butts

When you think about it a bit, Manchin is what Democrats USED-TO-BE like…… and he is about the LAST of the Old Democrats…… today’s Democrats are Far LEFT Socialists…..

tomcat
tomcat
1 year ago
Reply to  CountryBoy

Manchin is a fence jumper. He is for whatever saves his own butt. Why didn’t he fight the kinyon on the coal issue, because he needed to be loyal to the democrats.

Rock
Rock
1 year ago
Reply to  tomcat

Zackley, he goes and says what is REQUIRED to survive and keep his life style.
PERIOD !

Bruce Welch
Bruce Welch
1 year ago

Not replacing him with our current Governor. He took away our rights and did nothing to fix the problems with Parkland

hippybiker
hippybiker
1 year ago

We’re planning on retiring Bill Nelson, too.

m.
m.
1 year ago

vote out or recall all anti-2a “things”

Green Mtn. Boy
Green Mtn. Boy
1 year ago

Heidi Heitkamp ; Commiecrat of North Dakota is history on the Wednesday following the election this November.

Mark
Mark
1 year ago
Reply to  Green Mtn. Boy

That’s IF enough conservatives get off their butts and vote instead of “leaving-it-to-the-next-guy” attitude. Hopefully this attack on Kavanah has put a fire under their butts to DO EXACTLY that.