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Author John Lott To Keynote New Jersey State Association Banquet

Friday, October 22, 2010

Renowned author, economist, and Fox News contributor John Lott is scheduled to be keynote speaker at the Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs (ANJRPC) combined Annual Meeting Banquet and Friends of NRA Dinner & Auction on Saturday, October 23 starting at 6:00 p.m.  ANJRPC is the official NRA State Affiliate in New Jersey (www.anjrpc.org).  

Autographed copies of the newly-released third edition of Lott's famous book, More Guns, Less Crime, will be available for purchase at the banquet.  This ground-breaking book provides compelling evidence linking implementation of "shall-issue" right-to-carry laws to a reduction in violent crime rates.  Lott also recently authored The Bias Against Guns: Why Almost Everything You've Heard About Gun Control is Wrong. 

The festivities are guaranteed to be lively as Lott shares his unique analysis of gun rights issues and statistics.  The auction portion of the banquet will feature one-of-a-kind NRA-branded collectible merchandise, and half the proceeds will be donated back to New Jersey shooters by the NRA Foundation. 

Banquet seating ($50 per ticket) is open to the public on a first come, first-served basis.  Prepay for a ticket to ensure that seats are still available and that the event is not sold out (contact Lisa Caso at lisa@casosguns.com or 201-424-5536).

The event will be held at the Gran Centurions, 440 Madison Hill Road, Clark, NJ 07066 (732-382-1664) http://www.thegrancenturions.com/gcdirections.html.

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