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Endorsed by the National Rifle Association


MAY 22, 2018




California – The National Rifle Association has awarded Judge Steven Bailey (Ret.) a prestigious A” Grade and endorsed the California Republican Party’s Nominee for Attorney General ahead of the June 5th primary.


“Under the current Governor and his appointed Attorney General, California Democrats have undertaken a radical assault on our Second Amendment rights,” says Judge Steven Bailey. “The Constitution guarantees a fundamental, individual right to keep and bear arms for all law-abiding citizens regardless of where they live, and it is high time for an Attorney General who will oppose any and all efforts to strip Californians of our rights as U.S. citizens.”


“We wouldn’t be having this conversation about any of the other rights enshrined in the U.S. Constitution, but radical California Democrats’ disdain and resentment of gun owners and gun rights knows no end,” decried Bailey. “Recent legislation has drawn legitimate Constitutional scrutiny and, as a sworn officer of the law and the Constitution, I will proudly stand to defend Californians’ constitutional rights against the wishes of opportunistic politicians with ulterior motives,” Bailey declared.


“With so much at stake, gun owners must vote in this election and they have a clear choice among the candidates for Attorney General — Judge Steven Bailey is the only choice for California gun owners,” says Campaign Manager Jason Scalese. “He has not only been endorsed by Gun Owners of California but has earned a prestigious “A” Grade from the California Rifle and Pistol Association, while the current Attorney General is arguably the nation’s most anti-Second Amendment Attorney General from the state most hostile to our fundamental rights. I have only one thing to say to gun owners as we head toward election day — ‘Mount Up!'”


Judge Steven Bailey (Ret.) is the only candidate with a background and expertise in criminal justice. He was an elected Superior Court Judge in El Dorado County for 8½ years, where he had assignments in criminal, civil, probate, and juvenile cases and served 4 years as the Presiding Juvenile Judge.


Prior to the bench, he was in private practice handling criminal and administrative law for 19 years and was a Certified Criminal Law Specialist, certified by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. He was also Deputy Director in charge of Legislation for the California Department of Social Services under Governor George Deukmejian.  


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