GOAL’s annual Firearm Safety and Education Day is important for many reasons, we teach firearm safety, real facts about firearms, dispel many myths, and promote the shooting sports.  Please see photo report below!

GOAL Director of Education Jon Green starts the day off with a safety briefing for attendees.
GOAL Director of Education Jon Green starts the day off with a safety briefing for attendees.

 

Some of the safety literature distributed as part of the briefing.
Some of the safety literature distributed as part of the briefing.

 

The AR15 is always the most popular rifle as it is easy and comfortable to shoot.
The AR15 is always the most popular rifle as it is easy and comfortable to shoot.

 

The guys at Yankee Hill Machine (YHM) did a great job demonstrating suppressed firearms and the difference with and without sound suppressors.
The guys at Yankee Hill Machine (YHM) did a great job demonstrating suppressed firearms and the difference with and without sound suppressors.

 

Knox Williams of the American Suppressor Association (ASA) discusses sound suppressors.
Knox Williams of the American Suppressor Association (ASA) discusses sound suppressors.

 

Great info presented by the ASA during their briefing!
Great info presented by the ASA during their briefing!

 

Attendees lined up to break some clays!
Attendees lined up to break some clays!

 

Trying out one of the AR15 rifles
Trying out one of the AR15 rifles

 

We had a "go fast" set up in one of the pits. The object is to hit the rectangle targets in any order, then the smaller round target in the center, last. Best time of the day was just over 2 seconds!
We had a “go fast” set up in one of the pits. The object is to hit the rectangle targets in any order, then the smaller round target in the center, last. Best time of the day was just over 2 seconds!

 

Our friend Collin gives a safety briefing at the handgun ranges.
Our friend Collin gives a safety briefing at the handgun ranges.

 

One on one instruction in the go fast pit.
One on one instruction in the go fast pit.

 

Checking out a rimfire (.22 cal) version of an AR15. We had lots of great instructors in attendance who provided fantastic one on one training.
Checking out a rimfire (.22 cal) version of an AR15. We had lots of great instructors in attendance who provided fantastic one on one training.

 

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Another perfect day for breaking clays!

 

Checking out some Ruger handguns.
Checking out some Ruger handguns.

 

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Talking revolvers in one of the handgun pits.

 

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State Rep Shaunna O’Connell’s daughters Ashton and Riley are showing their competition air rifle. This rifle would be illegal had we not stopped legislation last summer, which would have banned them and ended their Olympic dreams.

 

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Our annual Go Fast competition for MA legislators was once again hotly contested! The podium finishers with GOAL Director of Education Jon Green (L) and GOAL Exec. Director Jim Wallace (R). — with Jon Green, Tim Whelan and James L Wallace

We would like to thank everyone who made the day possible for all of the hard work.

The membership of Old Colony Sportsmen’s Association, Ruger Firearms, Sig Sauer Firearms, Yankee Hill Machine (YHM), SilencerCo, the American Suppressor Association (ASA), the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), Winchester Ammunition, and especially our fantastic group of volunteers!

Thank you to everyone, we are looking forward to our next opportunity to educate!

GOAL Firearm Safety Day for #MALeg In Photos
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