--Group has over 120,000 Members in Virginia-- Central Virginia – Running for re-election to the Virginia House of Delegates, Delegate Christopher K. Peace (R-Mechanicsville) has received the endorsement of the National Rifle Association. The NRA is recognized as America’s foremost defender of Second Amendment rights, and the group has over 120,000 members in Virginia.
The association reviewed Peace’s legislative voting record and stated, “Peace’s exemplary record of past service in the Virginia House of Delegates clearly illustrates his commitment to protecting the rights of law-abiding firearm owners and sportsmen. Based upon his proven record and firm pledge to continue to serve as an advocate for Virginia’s law-abiding gun owners, he has earned an “A” rating from the NRA.”
Delegate Peace asserted, “Virginia has a long tradition of upholding the individual rights of its citizens with respect to the 2nd Amendment, and I will work to continue to protect those rights guaranteed by the Constitution. I am honored to receive the endorsement of the NRA.”
The National Rifle Association is the premier firearms education association in the world. With nearly four million members nationwide and over 120,000 members in Virginia, the association is widely recognized as a major political force and America’s foremost defender of Second Amendment rights.