NRA endorses Cochran

From Staff Reports

   The National Rifle Association (NRA) today announced their endorsement of state Rep. Jerome Cochran in his bid for re-election to the 4th District in the Tennessee House of Representatives.
   "In recognition of Rep. Cochran's record helping to protect the rights of law-abiding gun owners and sportsmen, the National Rifle Association of America is pleased to announce our endorsement for his re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives," said Darren La Sorte, NRA's Tennessee State Liaison in a news release issued Monday afternoon. "As a result of his support during his time as state representative, I am able to report to Tennessee NRA members his 'A+' rating for the upcoming general election."
   "I am pleased to have the support of the members of the National Rifle Association as I fully support the right to bear arms and appreciate their confidence in my past voting record," said Cochran, R-Elizabethton. "I will continue to fight for the constitutional rights and individual liberties of the citizens of this state."
   Cochran was elected in 2002 to represent the 4th District including all of Carter County. An attorney in Elizabethton, he is a member of both the House Judiciary and Transportation committees.