NRA Endorses Mitt Romney

The National Rifle Association has endorsed Mitt Romney, his campaign announced late Thursday evening. 

“As the Supreme Court has recently reaffirmed, the Second Amendment protects a basic and fundamental individual right—the right to bear arms,” said Mitt Romney, via press release. “And it is the NRA that protects the Second Amendment. I am proud to have their support for my candidacy, and when I am president, I will do all in my power to defend and protect the right of all law-abiding Americans to keep and bear arms.”

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