Guns and America: Joining the Conversation
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Recent tragedies involving gun violence are causing communities across America to reexamine issues such as assuring public and personal safety, preserving individual rights, and providing high-quality mental health care. All members of the Syracuse community are invited to attend the first in a series of moderated discussions about how these issues intersect in Central New York, as part of a nationally coordinated dialogue based on mutual respect, shared citizenship, and finding common cause. Join us!
Keynote speaker: Stephen Barton, SU alumnus and gun control activist
Dr. James Knoll, Upstate Medical University
Professor Robert Spitzer, SUNY Cortland
Scott Armstrong, political communications consultant and a former lobbyist for the NRA
Helen Hudson, Mothers Against Gun Violence
Judge Langston McKinney
Moderator: Prof. Grant Reeher, SU political science
The keynote address will be followed by comments from our five panel members, and then the discussion will focus on questions from the audience.
This forum was organized by the Chancellor’s Task Force on Gun Safety, Tom Wolfe chair.
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