Opposing Gun Control Ads

Oct 24, 2013

A new round of attack ads are being lobbed in Virginia’s heated off year election.

 Audio FileMatt Laslo reports the new ads focus on gun-control.Edit | Remove

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is dropping more than one million dollars in support of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe. The first ad shows images of the Virginia Tech and Navy Yard shooters as the announcer lambasts the Republican candidate’s positions on guns.

The National Rifle Association is up with its own ad supporting Republican state Sen. Mark D. Obenshain in Virginia’s race for attorney general. It attacks Democratic state senator Mark R. Herrin

The increase in attack ads comes as the campaigns enter their final two week stretch.