With gun rights a spotlight issue in Alabama Senate race, Mo Brooks gets NRA backing

With gun rights a spotlight issue in Alabama Senate race, Mo Brooks gets NRA backing

Gun rights have emerged as such a significant issue in the Republican primary of Alabama’s Senate race that the three leading candidates have all produced commercials testifying to their support of the Second Amendment. And one of the most high-profile developments in the race is that Mike Durant – who was leading in the only two independent polls of the race , which were conducted in March – said in a speech 11 years ago that disarming the population in some U.S. cities would be a step toward reducing crime . Durant, a Huntsville business executive and former Army aviator, said after his 2011 comments came to light that they were “mischaracterized” and “misunderstood.” He said he is a staunch supporter of the 2nd Amendment. On Tuesday, however, U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks received the endorsement from the National Rifle Association. The NRA cited Brooks’ voting record in Congress supporting gun rights as the basis for its support, earning him an ‘A’ rating. “On behalf of our five million members across the country, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) endorses your candidacy for the U.S. Senate in the May 24, 2022, Republican primary election in Alabama,” the NRA said in a statement. “Based on your consistent and proven voting record on Second Amendment issues in the U.S. House of Representatives, you have earned an ‘A’ rating from NRA-PVF. An ‘A’ rating is reserved for a solidly pro-gun legislator who has supported NRA positions on key votes and issues. […]

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