Press Release: MN Gun Owners PAC announces endorsement of Lori Swanson for Attorney General

MINNESOTA GUN OWNERS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES
ENDORSEMENT OF LORI SWANSON FOR MINNESOTA ATTORNEY GENERAL
 

SAINT PAUL, MINN.  August 5, 2014 – The Minnesota Gun Owners Political Action Committee today announced their endorsement of Lori Swanson for re-election as Attorney General of Minnesota.

“We’re excited to endorse Lori Swanson’s campaign for re-election as Attorney General of Minnesota,” said Mark Okern, Chairman, Minnesota Gun Owners PAC.  “Lori has been a steadfast supporter of the constitutional rights of Minnesota’s gun owners as Attorney General, Deputy Attorney General, and Solicitor General of Minnesota.”

As Attorney General, Swanson signed an amicus brief in the landmark case District of Columbia v. Heller before the United States Supreme Court.  In the brief, signed by many other state attorneys general, Swanson argued that the Second Amendment to the United States protected an individual right to keep and bear arms for self-defense.

“We are confident that Attorney General Swanson will continue to be a strong supporter of the Second Amendment over the next four years as Minnesota’s Attorney General, “ said Bryan Strawser, Executive Director.  

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