State and National Organizations Endorse Chuck


The National Right To Life Committee         

The National Right to Life Committee said, "All voters who are concerned with the right to life and with the protection of the most vulnerable members of the human family will find your record on these issues to be eminently worthy of support."

Tennessee Right To Life

"Rep. Fleischmann has proven himself to be fully in step with the concerns of pro-life Tennesseans," said Brian Harris, president of Tennessee Right to Life. "His leadership and voting record reflect a shared understanding that human life is sacred and must be protected."

"Tennessee Right to Life strongly supports Representative Chuck Fleischmann's pro-life efforts and urges every concerned Tennessean to work and vote for his re-election," said Karen Brukardt, Legislative Liaison for Tennessee Right to Life. 

United States Chamber of CommerceUnited States Chamber of Commerce

"It is the Chamber's goal to elect a pro-business majority in Congress and work diligently in support of interests of businesses large and small to advance legislation that encourages economic growth, job creation, and a less intrusive federal government. Your record of support on pro-business issues earned this endorsement," Thomas Donohue, President and CEO of the Chamber, said.

National Rifle Association

On behalf of our four million members nationwide, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-flVF) is proud to endorse you for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives from Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District in the upcoming August 2"d Republican primary.  Based on your solid and consistent pro-gun voting record, you have earned_ an "A" rating from the NRA-PVF.

In the ll2th Congress, you cosponsored and voted for H.R. 822, "The National Right to Carry Reciprocity Act," one of the most important pieces of pro-gun legislation to come before the Congress. This bill would ensure that law-abi `dmg Americans with a valid concealed handgun license would be able to carry their concealed firearm in any other state that does not prohibit concealed carry.

In addition, we appreciate your co-sponsorship of H.R. 420, "The Veterans' Heritage Firearms Act."  This bill would provide a once-in-lifetime opportunity for veterans and certain family members of veterans to preserve rare and historic firearms acquired overseas before October 31, 1968 without fear of prosecution.

 Huck PAC and Governor Mike Huckabee

Mike HuckabeeHuck PAC and I are proud to endorse Chuck Fleischmann for Congress in Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District. Huck PAC

"In 2010 Huck PAC and I endorsed a young, conservative newcomer for Congress in Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District - Chuck Fleischmann. Chuck won that election and has proven again and again that our support was well placed. As the Representative for the 3rd District of Tennessee, Chuck has consistently voted for fiscal responsibility - limiting the size of the federal government, reducing our deficit, cutting taxes, reducing onerous federal regulations, and helping small businesses.

Minuteman Project Founder Jim Gilchrist

The Founder and President of the nation's leading grassroots activist organization on the issue of immigration reform and border security, Jim Gilchrist of the Minuteman Project, announced today that he is endorsing Congressman Chuck Fleischmann for re-election to the United States Congress in TN-3. 

Gilchrist stated, “Congressman Fleischmann is a proven conservative who has an excellent record on securing our borders and enforcing our nation's immigration laws.  Chuck has made the commitment to protect the jobs of Americans and the dollars of taxpayers, and I wholeheartedly endorse him to be re-elected to Congress to represent Tennessee.” 

The American Conservative Union

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann received the “ACU Conservative” ACUaward from the American Conservative Union.  Considered the gold standard of lawmaker ratings, the “ACU Conservative” award is given only to those who receive scores of 80% or above in the American Conservative Union’s ratings of Congress. Rep. Fleischmann scored an 88%.

“I ran for Congress to represent commonsense conservative values, so I am pleased to see that the American Conservative Union has recognized my work.  Whether it is fighting to reduce the size of government, protecting the unborn, or returning our nation to its founding Constitutional principles, I have practiced what I preach every day in Congress,” Rep. Fleischmann said.

“The ACU Conservative Award is a reflection of Rep. Chuck Fleischmann’s consistent support of conservative principles on a wide range of issues of concern to grassroots conservatives in 2011. At a time when the fundamental principles of the American system of government are being challenged, Representative Chuck Fleischmann stands with those who are trying to preserve those principles,” said American Conservative Union Chairman Al Cardenas.

NFIB endorses Chuck Fleischmann NFIB

CHATTANOOGA – The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) has endorsed Congressman Chuck Fleischmann’s re-election campaign.

“Your election is not only critical to the small-business owners in your district, but also to protecting free enterprise across America. On behalf of all NFIB members, our nation’s job creators, we look forward to standing with you this November as you continue to do big things for small business,” NFIB Vice President Lisa Goeas said.

“As a former small-business owner, I am honored to have the endorsement of the NFIB. Since going to Congress, I have worked to get the federal government off the backs of the American people so small businesses can prosper. We must always remember the greatness of America rests in its people, not the government. I will continue to fight for less regulation, tax reform, lawsuit reform, and lower taxes. We must allow America to get back to work,” Fleischmann said.

“NFIB is the nation’s leading small business association, with offices in Washington, D.C. and all 50 state capitals. Founded in 1943 as a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, NFIB gives small and independent business owners a voice in shaping the public policy issues that affect their business. NFIB’s powerful network of grassroots activists sends their views directly to state and federal lawmakers through our unique member-only ballot, thus playing a critical role in supporting America’s free enterprise system. NFIB’s mission is to promote and protect the right of our members to own, operate and grow their businesses.” –