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NRA Hosting Celebration of American Values September 21 & 22 Event to Feature 2008 Presidential Candidates, Key National Figures

Monday, September 17, 2007

The National Rifle Association’s (NRA) executive vice president Wayne LaPierre and chief lobbyist Chris Cox are pleased to announce that the NRA will host the Celebration of American Values conference featuring 2008 Presidential candidates and other national leaders. Members of the media are invited to cover this two-day conference.

When:      September 21: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
                 September 22: 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon

Where:    Capitol Hilton
                The Presidential Ballroom
                1001 16th Street, NW
                Washington, D.C. 20036

Members of the media must pre-register to reserve credentials to cover this event. Please contact 703.267.3820 to reserve your credentials today.

There will also be an announcement of a new initiative between NRA and the firearms industry on Friday, September 21 at 12:30 p.m. at the same venue.

The following speakers have confirmed participation to date:

Senator John McCain
Senator Fred Thompson
Mayor Rudy Giuliani
Governor Mike Huckabee
Governor Mitt Romney (videotaped message)
Governor Bill Richardson (videotaped message)
Congressman Duncan Hunter (videotaped message)
Speaker Newt Gingrich
Attorney General John Ashcroft
Senator Mitch McConnell
Senator John Thune
Congressman John Dingell
Congressman Harold Ford, Jr.
Governor Haley Barbour
Senator John Barrasso
Governor James Gilmore
Glenn Beck


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 to advocate 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 military.



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