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Gun Task Force: Thompson, Fattah, Scott to Attend First Hrg Wed

Gun Task Force: Thompson, Fattah, Scott to Attend First Hrg Wed

The members, of the Task Force on Gun Violence Prevention will be at a Democratic Steering & Policy Committee Hearing called ‘Gun Violence Prevention: A Call to Action’ on Wednesday on Capitol Hill.  

Release: Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee will hold a hearing at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 16th, entitled “Gun Violence Prevention: A Call to Action.”  The hearing will discuss what can be done to prevent future gun violence and learn from the wide range of experience and expertise presented by the invited panelists.

WHO: The members, of the Task Force on Gun Violence Prevention — including Reps. Bennie Thompson, Bobby Scott and Chaka Fattah. Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, Co-Chair, Democratic Steering & Policy Committee. Congressman Rob Andrews, Co-Chair, Democratic Steering & Policy Committee. Mike Thompson, Chair, Task Force on Gun Violence Prevention.

PANELISTS:  Michael A. Nutter, Mayor, City of Philadelphia. Scott Knight, Chief of Police, City of Chaska, Minnesota and Former Chair of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Firearms Committee

Ms. Emily Nottingham, Mother of Gabe Zimmerman

Dr. Janet Robinson, Superintendent of Schools, Newtown, Connecticut

WHEN: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: 2237 Rayburn House Office Building, Judiciary Committee Hearing Rm., Washington, D.C. This hearing will be webcast through www.democraticleader.gov.