MATAMORAS - Executive Director Emeritus of of Gun Owners of America Larry Pratt will be the keynote speaker for the “President Trump Thank You Dinner”  at the Best Western Hotel, 120 6th Street, Matamoras on Saturday, February 24. There will be a VIP reception at 5 p.m.

Pratt will review the Reciprocity Act and other issues related to Second Amendment freedoms.

The event is co-sponsored by Pastor Sean Moon, of the “Rod of Iron Ministries” in Newfoundland, Wayne County, Justin Moon, president of Kahr Arms Tommy Gun Warehouse in Greeley and The Independent Gazette.

Tickets are $50 per plate; $100 per plate and VIP reception. Tickets can be reserved online at: www.rodofironministries.com

Kahr Arms has donated an AR-15 rifle which will be raffled off at the event. All proceeds will benefit the Gun Owners Foundation. An objective of the event is to support the passage of, H.R. 38 - Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, which, after passing the U.S. House of Representatives, is now in the Senate Judiciary Committee.

This bill, if passed into law, will allow concealed carry license owners to cross state lines without fear of harassment or arrest.

Pastor Sean Moon, the son of the late Unification Church leader, Rev. Sun Myung Moon, and founder of Sanctuary Church and Rod of Iron Ministries, will speak on the sovereign rights of citizens to “keep and bear arms.” He will also speak on the responsibility of members of the Body of Christ to build and defend God’s Kingdom on earth.

Tickets are limited and are sold on a first come, first served basis.