Three Leagues holding Forums on Action Priority Areas
LWV Cape Cod: Money in Politics: Where Do We Go from Here?
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Harwich Community Center
LWV Needham: The Influence of Money in Our Government: What Can We the People Do?
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Milas Hall, Olin College of Engineering, Needham
LWV Sharon-Stoughton: Stopping Gun Violence: a Public Forum
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Sharon Public Library, 11 North Main St, Sharon
The guest presenter will be John Rosenthal, National Director of Stop Handgun Violence. Mr. Rosenthal has been a driving force against the ease with which guns may be purchased by dangerous individuals. Mr. Rosenthal is a gun owner himself. Stop Handgun Violence is a non-profit organization committed to the prevention of gun violence through education, public awareness, effective law enforcement and common sense gun laws. Stop Handgun Violence is responsible for the 252 feet long provocative billboard on the Massachusetts Turnpike behind Fenway Park that aims to increase public awareness of the epidemic of gun violence.
We encourage community residents to attend this forum. Respondents will include John McGrath, Sharon Deputy Chief of Police and Paul Shastany, Stoughton Chief of Police. Time will be available for audience questions.
Light refreshments will be available.