AmmoLand Editors Note: This is a great event put on by Legally Armed In Detroit at their own expense. This would be an excellent opportunity for an ammunition manufacturer to get on board as a sponsor and help out a great cause.
Detroit, MI – -(AmmoLand.com)- Legally Armed In Detroit, a gun rights advocacy group, has announced that it will provide a free firearm shooting lesson at a southeast Michigan target range for 900 women interested in learning more about firearms and personal protection.
There will be no charge for the Firearm Instructor's safety briefing, the usage of a firearm, ammunition, and range time.
Participation is 100 percent free for all attendees. No prior firearms training or experience is required of the women who desire to take advantage of the lesson. Further, experienced women merely desiring to improve their marksmanship skills are also welcome to attend.
The free shooting lesson offer was the brainchild of Rick Ector, an NRA Approved Firearms Trainer, after seeing a local television newscast of a young woman's body being discovered on an east-side Detroit street eight years ago.
This year's event will be the eighth consecutive year it has been conducted. In the first year only 50 women were trained. However, last year the event grew sufficiently to teach over 700 how to safely operate a pistol.
This year's goal is 900 trained women over the day-long event. It is only with the cooperation of Ector's fellow Firearm Instructor colleagues and supporters across social media that this event could even be attempted and safely conducted.
Ector believes that there are many women in the state of Michigan who are curious about firearms and their role in self-defense but are reluctant to investigate due to fears.
He said, “If giving women a free lesson by a credentialed professional translates into women just trying it, it'll be a productive use of my time.”
The ladies FREE shooting event will be held on Sunday, May 19, 2019, at the Top Gun Shooting Sports Gun Range at 22050 Pennsylvania in Taylor, Michigan. FREE Advance Pre-registration is required for participation.
Interested ladies should visit the following event page on Facebook for more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/265648194316262/
Registration opens on this Sunday, May 12th, 2019 at 8 am EST!
All participants will also receive a free pink baseball cap with the logo of a sponsor – the Gun Owners of America!
Rick Ector is a National Rifle Association credentialed Firearms Trainer, who provides Michigan CCW/CPL Class training in metro-Detroit for students at his firearms school – Rick's Firearm Academy of Detroit. Ector is a recognized expert in Firearm Safety and Personal Protection and has been featured extensively in the national and local media: Associated Press, National Public Radio, MSNBC, The Guardian, Townhall Magazine, The Politics Daily, and Aljazeera.
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