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NRA endorses E.W. Jackson for lieutenant governor

ew jacksonE.W. Jackson, Republican nominee for lieutenant governor in Virginia has received the endorsement of the National Rifle Association (NRA) after receiving a rating of AQ for his “pro gun response on our candidate questionnaire.”
“The NRA is committed to protecting our Second Amendment freedoms and hunting heritage, and we support candidates who share those same values,” said Chris W. Cox, chairman of NRA-PVF. “Because of his stated support of our rights on his NRA questionnaire, E.W. Jackson has received an ‘AQ’ rating and endorsement from the NRA-PVF.  In contrast, his opponent Ralph Northam is ‘D’ rated by the NRA-PVF.”
Jackson proudly accepted the endorsement and stated that, “The National Rifle Association’s efforts on behalf of law-abiding gun owners across America have been a bulwark against those who seek to infringe upon our citizen’s 2nd Amendment rights. I look forward to working with the NRA on the campaign trail and after my election this November.”
Jackson described the difference between him and his opponent, Democrat Ralph Northam. “There could not be a sharper contrast between myself and my opponent on this issue. Ralph Northam’s D rating from the NRA shows clearly that he has little respect for the Second Amendment and the constitutional freedoms that he has sworn an oath to defend. For those that cherish their constitutional rights, a vote for me in November is critical. As lieutenant governor, I will boldly advocate for the 2nd Amendment at every opportunity.”