Congressman Mooney has been endorsed by the West Virginia Citizens Defense League (WVCDL) and has an A+ Rating from the National Rifle Association (NRA).
Congressman Mooney understands the important role that firearms play in protecting our freedom, our family, and our property. The Second Amendment is a vital part of our Bill of Rights and Congressman Mooney joined in a successful effort to stop the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms from banning certain ammunition used for hunting and other purposes.
Congressman Mooney joined Congressman Steve Scalise of Louisiana in introducing the Firearms Interstate Commerce Reform Act (H.R. 2246). Our bill eases an unreasonable burden mistakenly placed upon the men and women of our armed forces, while streamlining a patchwork of incredibly confusing and antiquated regulations for law-abiding gun owners across the nation. Our bill also allows members of the Armed forces and their spouses to purchase firearms as residents of their state of legal residence or the state in which their permanent duty station is located.
Supporting the bipartisan Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act H.R. 2406 (SHARE Act). This act would keep the federal government from outlawing or regulating use of lead ammunition or fishing tackle. Studies show that lead ammunition in the ground has no impact on wildlife.
With a Democrat-controlled White House, we must fight to make sure that Congress a citadel of protection for our gun rights.