Running on an anti-gun platform might be in vogue for the Democrat party nationally, but it’s hard to see how that plays well with Texas voters.
The National Rifle Association has officially become a talking point in the upcoming Texas Senate race.
Presumptive Democrat nominee (primary vote has yet to happen) boasted of his F rating from the NRA, a rating based on an elected official’s record supporting the second amendment.
Last NRA rating: F
Total NRA contributions: $0https://t.co/PGtWuzzZ2t
— Beto O'Rourke (@BetoORourke) February 25, 2018
O’Rourke is not the only Texas Democrat with an F and joins the company of others like Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee who also have an F rating and have received no money from the NRA.
Ted Cruz was having none of it.
Elections are about choices. Today’s liberal Democrats are proud to support gun confiscation. Instead, I choose to defend Texans’ right to keep and bear arms. #NRA #2ndAmendment #BillOfRights https://t.co/2uwU4LRdep
— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) February 26, 2018
As Texas Monthly pointed out, Cruz has an A+ NRA rating and has received about $77,450 in campaign contributions from the NRA.
The anti-second amendment crowd always blames the National Rifle Association for any violent crime committed using a rifle.
What they don’t understand, is that the NRA is not just a pro-second amendment lobby representing the likes of other lobbyists who only represent corporate interests, the NRA is a lobby backed by millions of gun-owning Americans who are more than happy to toss a little coin to an organization who fights back against attacks on their individual liberties.
Running on an anti-gun platform might be in vogue for the Democrat party nationally, but it’s hard to see how that plays well with Texas voters.DONATE
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