League of Women Voters – Park Forest Area to Host Presentation on Handgun Violence & Gun Control Legislation on March 15

Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)—March 2, 2016. Please join The League of Women Voters – Park Forest Area for an informative presentation on Handgun Violence and Gun Control Legislation. The event will be held on Tuesday, March 15 at 7 p.m. at the Park Forest Public Library, 400 Lakewood Boulevard.

Our speaker is Colleen Daley, Executive Director of Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence. She will cover areas such as pending legislation, existing laws and their enforcement; statistics on gun violence statewide and in the Chicago area; the impact of gun violence on overall crime rates and the recent Executive Order regarding the sale of guns by unlicensed merchants.

The program is open to the public and anyone interested in the topic is encouraged to attend to learn more about this important issue.

For more information you may contact Diane Hodges at [email protected] or Barbara Moore at 708-481-5251

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization which encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. The League of Women Voters encourages citizens to register to vote and provides public education for voters on election issues. The League does not support or oppose any candidate for public office. Anyone interested in promoting responsible government is invited to be a member. For more information visit League of Women Voters of the Park Forest Area at www.lwvpfa.org

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