How Can Responsible Gun Ownership Contribute to Reducing Gun Related Incidents?
A Civil Discussion on the Freedoms and Responsibilities of Gun Ownership
Topics include public health consequences of gun related incidents in Whatcom County, interpretations of the 2nd Amendment of the Constitution, gun safety in the home, current state laws relevant to gun ownership and use, and proposed legislation and initiatives pertaining to gun ownership. Expert panelists, informative handouts, engaging conversations, and up-to-date data are sure to peak your interest and challenge you to think more deeply about this community and national issue.
Panelists are: Doug Shepherd, Attorney; Greg Stern, M.D., Whatcom County Health Officer; John Westerfield, Manager of Yeager's Sporting Goods in Bellingham. League moderators are Heather Brown and Jayne Freudenberger.
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Saturday, September 21, 2013
Whatcom County Council Chambers County Courthouse