League of Women Voters Gun Safety Panel

The League of Women Voters of Portland Education Fund will present a panel discussion on Gun Safety:  Responsible Use and Responsible Policy on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, from 7:00 pm to 8:45 pm at the Multnomah County Board Room, 501 SE Hawthorne Boulevard, Portland.  The program is free and open to the public.

The panel will include: • Lisa Millet Director, Injury and Violence Prevention Program, Oregon Public Health Division • Jim Oleske Associate Professor of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School • Paul Kemp Gun Owners for Responsible Ownership • Jenn Lynch Oregon Alliance for Gun Safety • Marge Easley, Moderator

The panel will address the facts and statistics on firearms injuries and fatalities; the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and constitutional issues related to gun owners’ rights and responsibilities; gun safety precautions; and current and proposed laws on gun rights and safety. Doors open at 6:30 PM.

This program will be recorded by MetroEast Community Media for online streaming at lwvpdx.org and rebroadcast on Comcast channels 21 and 29 and Frontier channels 32 and 37. The League of Women Voters of Portland is grateful to the Multnomah Bar Foundation, the American Constitution Society and Ceasefire Oregon for their help in organizing this program.