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LaPierre to Address the Real Consequences of "Universal Background Checks" 10 pm eastern time Saturday, Feb. 23

Thursday, February 21, 2013


 LaPierre to Address the Real Consequences of “Universal Background Checks”

10 pm eastern time Saturday, Feb. 23


SALT LAKE CITY, UT – Wayne LaPierre, Executive Vice President of the National Rifle Association, will unveil new NRA video advertising and confront the real consequences of so-called “universal background checks.”

On Saturday, February 23, LaPierre will speak at the Western Hunting and Conservation Expo Banquet, at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.

LaPierre’s remarks will begin at approximately 10 pm eastern time.

Members of the media are encouraged to cover LaPierre’s remarks, which will be carried live on www.NRA.org and will be available for media use, via satellite.

Satellite information:

Satellite:  Galaxy 16

Transponder:  3 Lower

Bandwidth:  18 MHz

Orbital Position:  99 Degrees West

Downlink Freq:  13.235

Data Rate:  18.295441

FEC:  3Z4

Format:  HD 1080i

Modulation:  MPEG-2 DVB-S QPSK

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