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Pennsylvania School District Eliminates Rifle Team!

Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Recently, the Abington Heights School District eliminated the rifle team from the Abington Heights High School because of cost restraints.  The School Board did not give any prior notice or allow the public and the team’s members the opportunity to voice their concerns and support for the program.

Please contact the Superintendent of Schools, Michael Mahon at (570)
585-8251 and respectfully urge him to reconsider the decision to eliminate the Abington Heights High School Rifle Team by allowing open, public discussion on the issue.  

Also, don’t forget to contact the School Board Directors, Cathy Hathaway (President), Jody DeRitter (Vice-President), Louise Brzuchalski (Treasurer), Michele Tierney (Secretary), Warren Acker, Jeanne Cadman, Kenneth Heron, Elvin LaCoe, and Earl Van Wert by mail at 200 East Grove Street, Clarks Summit, PA 18411 and respectfully remind them that competitive rifle shooting is a time honored tradition that needs to be preserved.

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.