BILL JOHNSON FOR U.S. SENATE
For Immediate Release
January 14, 2009
GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA ENDORSEMENT OF RAND PAUL ABOUT MONEY
Individual rights of the unborn are less important than guns
ELKTON — Kentucky GOP Senate Candidate Bill Johnson today issued the following statement about the Gun Owners of America’s endorsement of Rand Paul.
“My campaign contacted the Gun Owners of America (GOA) leadership today for an understanding of the recent endorsement of Rand Paul. Mr. John Velleco of GOA explained that the organization based their endorsement on campaign finance reports and their longstanding relationship with the elder Ron Paul.
“That does not make sense. Apparently, a grassroots campaign with minimal funding and no Washington network is unworthy of support from the Gun Owners of America. The endorsement of GOA was for sale and sold to the campaign with the most money.
“The Gun Owners of America leadership has turned its back on a gulf war veteran and active gun owner for the sake of money. Additionally, they have chosen to endorse a candidate in Rand Paul who has turned his back on the unborn and our individual right to equal protection of the 14th amendment. I proudly stand with the National Rifle Association and their view that the 14th amendment provides a foundation for the individual right to own guns.
“Score one for the Washington establishment. However, the Pauls’ will soon learn that Kentucky voters will not be as easily bought as was the endorsement of the GOA. It would also be refreshing if the recently endorsed Rand Paul would actually demonstrate some competency with a firearm.”
Update : Readers please contact the GOA and tell them how disappointed you are they endorsed Rand Paul
here is the number .. burn up the phone lines.