What: "The 2001 Arizona Gun Safety Forum"
Who: Leading national experts on firearm safety
Where: The Burton Barr downtown Phoenix Library, Pulliam Auditorium
When: April 21, 2001, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Refreshments will be
The purposes of the forum are several:
? To educate the public on firearm issues, including why police carry
? To examine safety rules adopted by police and how these apply to the
? To examine the nature and incidence of crime deterrence in America
? To provide public discourse about safe firearms use for all legal
? To help dispel myths and bigotry about the fundamental human right to
? To examine hoplophobia, malpractice and boundary violations by doctors
? To encourage expanded public education about safe and lawful gun use
? To encourage training and practice for people who keep and bear arms
? To call for judicious enforcement of our massive laws against violent
? To recognize the honorable role firearms have always played in America
? To help dispel ignorance about firearms and their beneficial purposes
Alan Gottlieb, a nationally renowned author and speaker, founder of the
Second Amendment Foundation, will be coming to Phoenix (from Seattle) as
the keynote presenter.
Joining him is Dr. Timothy Wheeler, Director of Doctors for Responsible
Gun Ownership, a project of the non-partisan Claremont Institute think
In keeping with a prior forum's format, invitations have been extended
to Attorney General Janet Napolitano, Phoenix Police Chief Harold Hurtt,
and others in the law enforcement community, who participated in a
related forum last October.
Alan Korwin, the noted local author whose specialty is the nation's gun
laws, is also expected to speak, along with other experts, legislators
and community activists.
KFYI radio host Charles Goyette will serve as the forum's emcee.
An appearance by The Cartridge Family Band has been tentatively
RSVP details for reserving your seat will be released shortly.
The dress code for the event is business casual.
The 2001 Arizona Gun Safety Forum is a non-commercial, non-partisan
event presented by concerned volunteers from around the state.
For further information contact Alan Korwin at Bloomfield Press,
602-996-4020, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org