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Monday, April 3, 2017

Utah Resident Shoots Two Home Invaders

A Salt Lake City man shot two men who had broken into his apartment early Thursday.

According to local media reports, the two men entered the apartment by unknown means and a confrontation occurred. At that point, one of the residents fired several rounds at the alleged home invaders, killing one and wounding the other.

The second man was found by police outside the apartment and taken to a local hospital in serious condition. Investigators told ksl.com that they don’t believe the apartment was chosen at random, and the shooting is being investigated as a possible case of self-defense.


NRA Foundation Helps Fund Colorado 4-H Shooting Program

Whistling Bullets 4-H Club in Eagle, Colo., is much closer to being able to purchase some badly needed new equipment, thanks to a grant from the National Rifle Association Foundation.

According to a report at vaildaily.com, the NRA Foundation awarded the Eagle County 4-H group $2,987.95 to fund new firearms, archery equipment, ammunition, safety equipment and cleaning equipment. “We are very excited about the NRA's investment in shooting sports here in Eagle County, and we are pleased that the NRA is making an investment in our community,” Joel Cummins, organizational leader for Eagle County 4-H Whistling Bullets, told vaildaily.com.

Since its establishment in 1990, the NRA Foundation has awarded nearly $335 million in grant funding in support of the shooting sports. These grants provide essential funding that benefits programs such as youth education, law enforcement training, hunter education, conservation, firearms and marksmanship training and safety, and much more.


Pro-Gun Measures Head To Georgia Governor

Three significant pro-gun measures have been sent to Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal for consideration.

HB 280 would allow law-abiding GWL holders to carry when they are in certain buildings or on certain real property owned by or leased to any public technical school, vocational school, college, university or other institution of postsecondary education. House Bill 292 would make several positive and important changes to Georgia gun laws that affect law-abiding owners.

House Bill 406 would amend certain issues with Georgia carry reciprocity laws, specifically allowing Virginia concealed handgun permit holders to enjoy permit reciprocity with Georgia. 

Use Your Power!

NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action is encouraging Georgia gun owners to urge Gov. Deal to sign House Bills 280, 292 and 406 into law. Contact him by clicking here.

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