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April Program Recording: Looking Beyond the Headlines of Firearms Violence

02 May 2022 10:52 PM | Anonymous

The recording of the April LWVSP Our St. Paul: Learn with the League program is now available. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3pALzmrnqo

"Looking Beyond the Headlines of Firearms Violence" program featured a discussion about firearms and society. Guest speaker Marti Micks provided context and background to the League's update study on firearms. The common misconceptions of firearm violence was highlighted, along with a review of statistical information the committee found and a discussion about possible solutions to reduce deaths from firearms. Marti Micks is the Co-Chair of the LWV MN Firearms Update Study Committee and president of LWV Golden Valley.

Resources mentioned:

The Gun Violence Archive: https://www.gunviolencearchive.org/

Cartoon citation: http://clipart-library.com/clipart/6cr5dj5zi.htm originally from Mother Jones magazine

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