The voters spoke in the midterm election and gave control of the Minnesota State House to the DFL. Gun reform was a winning campaign issue, especially in the all-important suburbs. What does this mean for 2019?
Learn about prospects and strategies for gun reform this year from Rev. Nancy Nord Bence, Executive Director of Protect Minnesota, the only independent, state-based gun violence prevention group in Minnesota.
Rev. Nord Bence is a guest of St. Croix Valley Alliance NOW on January 13, 1:30pm, Stillwater Public Library, Margaret Rivers Room on Floor “U” and the event is open to the public.
Since 1991 Protect Minnesota has been committed to the public health approach to gun violence, focusing on prevention through evidence-based solutions. After the presentation, you’ll have the opportunity to create your own 1-minute message in support of sensible gun laws to share with your legislators.
Gun violence claims nearly 40,000 lives per year and injures another 80,000. Find out how it can be prevented and how you can be part of the solution at this free educational event.
About the speaker: Rev. Nancy Nord Bence is an ordained Lutheran pastor who felt called to join the gun reform movement in 2016 after providing pastoral care for six families struggling with the aftermath of shooting deaths.