National Rifle Association endorses Dallas Rep. Pete Sessions

National Rifle Association endorses Dallas Rep. Pete Sessions

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Staff Photographer Play Video Play Loaded: 0% Progress: 0% Remaining Time -0:00 This is a modal window. Foreground — White Black Red Green Blue Yellow Magenta Cyan — Opaque Semi-Opaque Background — White Black Red Green Blue Yellow Magenta Cyan — Opaque Semi-Transparent Transparent Window — White Black Red Green Blue Yellow Magenta Cyan — Opaque Semi-Transparent Transparent Font Size 50% 75% 100% 125% 150% 175% 200% 300% 400% Text Edge Style None Raised Depressed Uniform Dropshadow Font Family Default Monospace Serif Proportional Serif Monospace Sans-Serif Proportional Sans-Serif Casual Script Small Caps Defaults Done WASHINGTON– The National Rifle Association announced its endorsement of Dallas Republican Rep. Pete Sessions on Thursday. NRA chairman Chris Cox called Sessions a "proven champion of our Second Amendment freedoms" in a statement. Sessions is a lifetime member of the NRA and has an "A+" career voting score from the group. He is also one of the NRA’s top campaign donation recipients this cycle with $9,900 in contributions, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. "Unlike my opponent, I fully support all of our constitutional rights," Sessions said in a statement. "Earning this endorsement shows that I remain a staunch defender of the right for people to protect themselves and their families." Democratic civil rights attorney Colin Allred, Sessions’ challenger, has an "F" rating on gun issues from the NRA. Allred supports universal background checks, a ban on "weapons of war," preventing violent criminals and domestic abusers from buying guns, and allowing law enforcement to […]

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