NRA Launches New Seven Figure Ad buy in North Carolina’s U S Senate Race

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by NRA October 7th , 2016

FAIRFAX, Va.— Today, the National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) released a new $1.7 million ad buy in North Carolina exposing Deborah Ross’ anti-freedom record. The ad, “Hometown,” brings NRA’s spending in North Carolina’s U.S. Senate race to nearly $4 million and will run on both broadcast and cable television in Asheville, Charlotte, Greensboro and Wilmington as well as digitally statewide.

“Deborah Ross has made it clear that she is not a friend of the Second Amendment,” said Chris W. Cox, executive director of the NRA-ILA. “After her anti-gun efforts in the state legislature, she now wants to push the Bloomberg gun control agenda in the U.S. Senate.  The NRA urges all North Carolina gun owners and sportsmen to defeat Deborah Ross.”

Deborah Ross holds an “F” rating from the NRA for her opposition to Second Amendment rights.  As a lobbyist, Ross objected to the public sex offender registry.  In the state legislature, she voted against the fundamental right to self-defense.  As a U.S. Senator, there’s no doubt that Ross would be a rubber stamp for anti-gun Supreme Court nominees.  

“Law-abiding North Carolinians deserve a senator who will defend their rights in Washington.  That’s why Deborah Ross must be defeated in November,” concluded Cox.

NRA-ILA SCRIPT

“Hometown”

:30 TV

SCRIPT
ANNCR: Do you have a right to know where sex offenders live in your hometown?
Lobbyist Deborah Ross objected to the public sex offender registry.
She took the side of criminals.
Do you support your right to defend your home with a gun?
Liberal politician Deborah Ross voted against your right to self-defense.
Ross “voted against almost all… legislation on firearms.”
Ross supported gun control.
Deborah Ross: Too extreme for North Carolina.
The NRA Institute For Legislative Action is responsible for the content of this advertising.

Commentary Bridget Birchett-

Remember 2014 U S Senate Race with Senator Mary Landrieu was a victim of the same attack by the NRA.   The only way to defeat the NRA is by voting/turnout. This race is tight and Ross can win. With Hillary Clinton as head of the ticket and Donald Trump in a deep spiral dive downward the 2016 race  could be the election decided by women.

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