Library to host gun control discussion
T.B. Scott Free Library’s Words Worth Hearing series continues with “Under the Gun: Gun Control Forum” on Thursday, May 3, at 6 p.m.
The topic of gun control has seen some very contentious conversations and dynamic protests and counter-protests, which have echoed across the country. Students from all over have entered the conversation and have started their own movements to address this topic as it begins to permeate through academia.
To address the sensitive issue of Gun Control in America and the effects it has on our local communities, the T. B. Scott Free Library – Words Worth Hearing series continues with an open community forum to include a panel discussion with individuals that have varied backgrounds, which will provide a wealth of knowledge from various points of view on the topic of gun control.
Discussion forum moderator will be Glenn Hartley, retired Circuit Court Judge, The panelists for this evening will be Clay Schulz, Everest Metro Police Department; Paul Proulx, former Lincoln County Sheriff; Joel Lewis, Citizens Action Committee employee; Brian Westrate, NRA member; John Natzke, retired Criminology professor; and Jonathon Martin, Mennonite Church member.
The structured community forum will explore differences of opinion in a healthy, safe conversation about this very sensitive topic. This program, part of the library’s Words Worth Hearing series, provides an opportunity for those following this highly debated topic to engage in a positive and informative discussion and create an open and transparent environment for change.
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