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Money & Politics: Its Impact on Gun Safety Policy Wednesday, May 2

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Money & Politics: Its Impact on Gun Safety Policy

  • Date: May 2, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

League of Women Voters Hosts
“Money in Politics:  Its Impact on Gun Safety Policy” on May 2 at 7:30 pm,
featuring

US Senator Dick Durbin,

Congressman Brad Schneider, US 10th District Representative, Elizabeth Porter, Lake Forest High School student

 

LAKE FOREST, ILLINOIS –  In the wake of the mass shootings and student marches advocating change, the League of Women Voters of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Area invites the public to its program, “Money in Politics: Its Impact on Gun Safety Policy,” on Wednesday, May 2, at 7:30 p.m. Featured speakers include U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, the senior Senator from Illinois, Representative Brad Schneider of the Illinois 10th Congressional District, and Lake Forest High School student Elizabeth Porter. The event will take place at 7:30 p.m. at the Gorton Community Center in Lake Forest, 400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, Illinois.

The response of students following the February mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, has revived discussions about gun violence prevention, gun safety policies, and legislation. This includes how the influence of money in politics shapes public policy.

A high school senior, Elizabeth Porter is a writer for her high school newspaper (The Forest Scout) and a National Merit Finalist, varsity athlete, and a member of the National Honor Society and Cum Laude Society. She helped publicize and participate in the student walk-out at Lake Forest High School on March 14.

The event is free and open to the public.

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