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By: Victor Dura Re: MD-Anti Gun events Maryland: Two anti-gun events will be held by an organization called the Bon Secours Spiritual Center this Friday, January 5. This group is located at 1525 Marriottsville Road, Marriottsville, MD. As part of its schedule of events, at 10:30 a.m., a "workshop and dialogue" entitled "Violence and Handguns" will be held. It will be given by Mr. Vincent DeMarco, of HCI, and Mr. Richard Willis, of Marylanders Against Handgun Abuse. At 1:00 p.m., a panel discussion entitled "Violence In Our Society", moderated by the Rev. Norman Handy, Jr., will be held. Panel members are scheduled to include Mr. Thomas Frazier, Police Commissioner, City of Baltimore; Ms. Lonise Bias; Mr. Douglas Sands; Ms. Julie Elseroad, Director, The Missing Peace, Inc.; Mr. Stephen Hoesterey, Director, Bon Secours Spiritual Center; Ms. Susan Wilhock, Children's Defense Fund; and Rev. Maurice Blackwell, St. Edward's Church. According to the flyer NRA received, registration is limited to 250 adults, at a suggested cost of $5.00. This conference is entitled "Living The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr." The Bon Secours Spiritual Center, "an ecumenical Retreat and Conference Center in the Roman Catholic tradition, is a ministry of the Sisters of Bon Secours, USA", and can be reached for more information at 410/442-1320. The NRA was informed of this event three days prior to its occurrence, and due to scheduling conflicts and late notice, will not be sending a representative to the panel discussion. However, we strongly encourage any interested members to attend this event and voice your opposition to any proposals which infringe on your right to keep and bear arms. =+=+=+=+ This information is provided as a service of the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action, Fairfax, VA. This and other information on the Second Amendment and the NRA is available at any of the following URL's: http://WWW.NRA.Org, gopher://GOPHER.NRA.Org, wais://WAIS.NRA.Org, ftp://FTP.NRA.Org, mailto:LISTPROC@NRA.Org (Send the word help as the body of a message) Information may also be obtained by connecting directly to the NRA-ILA GUN-TALK Bulletin Board System at (703) 934-2121.


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