NRA-PVF endorsed Chris Koster for Missouri Governor

8 months 2 weeks 3 days ago September 06, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 Tuesday, September 06 2016 Tuesday, September 06, 2016 10:55:00 AM CDT in News
By: Shannon Sankey, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

FAIRFAX, VA - The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund announced Tuesday its endorsement of Chris Koster for Missouri Governor.

Chris Cox, chairman of NRA-PVF said, "Chris Koster has never wavered from his Second Amendment beliefs. For over 17 years, he has fought to preserve the constitutional rights of law-abiding Missourians."

Several of Koster's past actions were listed as reasons the NRA-PVF gave him an "A" rating and its endorsement. Some of these actions included Koster's public endorsement of Missouri's 1999 right-to-carry referendum and Koster's campaign for Amendment 5 to the Missouri Constitution.

"The NRA is proud to endorse Chris Koster and we urge Missouri's gun-owners and sportsmen to get out this November and vote to elect a governor with a proven record of fighting to preserve the Second Amendment," Cox said.

Alongside its gubernatorial endorsement, NRA-PVF also endorsed Mike Parson for Lieutenant Governor, Josh Hawley for Attorney General, John Ashcroft for Secretary of State and Eric Schmitt for State Treasurer.

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