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Recording Artist and Songwriter Lee Greenwood to Join NRA`s Wayne LaPierre and Chris Cox at "Vote Freedom First" Rally in Columbia, SC October 29

Thursday, October 28, 2004

FAIRFAX, VA— On October 29, National Rifle Association (NRA) Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre and Chief Lobbyist Chris W. Cox will campaign at the KI Convention Center in Columbia, SC. They will be joined by NRA President Kayne Robinson, 1st Vice President Sandy Froman and recording artist and songwriter Lee Greenwood.

 

Members of the news media are invited to cover the rally.  NRA officers will be available for brief interviews immediately following the event.

 

      The schedule for Friday, October 29 is as follows:

 

7:30 pm      Columbia, SC                  Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

& Visitors Bureau

1101 Lincoln Street

Columbia, South Carolina  29201

      Doors open at 7:00 pm

 

      For more information, please contact NRA Public Affairs at (703) 267-3820

 

LaPierre and Cox will campaign in other key states in the days prior to Election Day.

 

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Established in 1871, the National Rifle Association is America’s oldest civil rights and sportsmen`s group.  Four million members strong, NRA continues its mission to uphold Second Amendment rights and advocates enforcement of existing laws against violent offenders to reduce crime.  The Association remains the nation`s leader in firearm education and training for law-abiding gun owners, law enforcement and the armed services.

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