This year is the 10th anniversary of Arizona's CCW law, which allows
regular citizens to tactfully bear arms for their own safety. By any
measure, the law is a success.
We are recognizing the success of this law at a special big-time blowout
banquet! It's the biggest gun-rights event in years! Don't miss the
We have learned that ordinary people, going about their business armed,
are in the lowest crime-demographic groups. Fear of Wild West crime
waves gave way to the reality of lives saved and crimes stopped. We
have cases like Rory Vertigan backing up an ambushed police officer.
After ten years, the right to keep and bear arms is demonstrably a good
We have several major headliners set to speak and will make that announcement
shortly. It's going to be a blast!
The Human Right of Self Defense Award will be bestowed for the first
This event is being sponsored by:
The National Rifle Association
Gun Owners of America
Second Amendment Foundation
National Shooting Sports Foundation
Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership
Arizona State Rifle and Pistol Association
As a courtesy, the President and senior White House staff have been
invited. We would be particularly pleased to welcome Dr. Condoleezza
Rice. She has spoken eloquently of the value of the family firearm,
as a child growing up in the South, and we are expressing our interest
up through "channels."
Our theme revolves around self defense, crime deterrence, and the wholesome
value of firearms that are the reasons for the CCW law. Law enforcement
and the citizens have worked together to make the system a success.
Our goal on this tenth anniversary is to recognize the often overlooked
importance of self defense and the honorable reasons for the Second
BANQUET DATE: Sat., Oct. 2, 2004
TIME: Doors open at 3 p.m.
(Motorcade, various exhibits, BB range and more)
Prime Rib Dinner at 7 p.m., event ends around 10 p.m.
PLACE: Shrine Auditorium
552 N. 40 St. (W. side of 40th St. bet. Van Buren and McDowell), Phoenix,
$30 Early Bird Special before Sept. 15
We expect a sellout, so register early
$35 on or after Sept. 15 and at the door
$55 for Couples; $220 reserved table for eight people; $25 for Students
Display spaces: A limited number of spaces will be available at $100
for an 8 x 2-1/2 foot skirted table. Call 480-641-8951, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Proceeds after expenses will be donated to:
The Arizona State Rifle and Pistol Association
Junior Firearms Education Program
Join with us to recognize the importance of self defense and to honor
outstanding citizens who support this right and have used it for the
good of society.
RESERVE YOUR SEATS BY PHONE:
1-800-426-4302 (8 AM - 5:30 PM PST, M - F)
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