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Nevada Senator Heller enriched by NRA

The National Rifle Association (NRA) has paid U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R.

Nevada Senator Dean Heller (R) enjoys a moment with Donald Trump

NV) $108,515 to advocate their pro-gun stand.  For his work, he earned an “A” rating from them. Here is that work:

Heller’s voting record on guns!

Here are his ratings from pro and anti-gun supporters:

Sen. Heller’s pro-gun ratings

After the Las Vegas, NV, shooting that left 58 people dead and 489 injured, Sen. Dean Heller promised to protect gun rights, obfuscated on the bump stock issue and said:

“You show me the law that would stop that, not only will I support it, I will be an advocate for that law,” he said.[i]

Following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 people dead, he offered his prayers.


[i] Persons, Sally, “Heller promises to uphold gun rights after Las Vegas mass shooting, The Washington Times, Thursday, October 5, 2017

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Michael McGreer Mesquite, Nevada
Dr. Michael Manford McGreer is managing editor of and writes on issues that impact public policy.

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