Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Senate Hearing tomorrow

The federation received a telephone call from Tom Berry of Senator's Leahy's
staff about the Senate Judiciary Hearing on Gun Issues tomorrow in D.C.  
It should be on C-SPAN from 10:00 AM to Noon.
For those who will not be able to watch on C-SPAN, you can view the
hearing via the live web cast, info below:
Below is the info on tomorrow’s hearing.  You can link to a live webcast from at   http://www.judiciary.senate.gov/hearings/hearing.cfm?id=8ddfce272f36de81e62e30d8153a7d3a      Tom Berry has inquired as to how one can submit written testimony for the hearing record, and said he will forward that information as soon as he has it. 
Mr. Berry has provided (as an attachment) a summary of the Stop Illegal Trafficking of Firearms Act of 2013, S.54.  This is the only firearm related legislation that the Senator has introduced or sponsored thus far in this Congress.  You can read the entire text of the legislation by searching for “S.54” http://thomas.loc.gov/home/thomas.php
What Should America Do About Gun Violence?”
Senate Judiciary Committee
Full Committee
DATE: January 30, 2013
TIME: 10:00 AM
ROOM: Hart 216

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary has scheduled a hearing entitled “What Should America Do About Gun Violence?” for Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 10:00 a.m., in Room 216 of the Hart Senate Office Building.
By order of the Chairman.
UPDATED Witness List Hearing before the
Senate Committee on the Judiciary
On “What Should America Do About Gun Violence?”
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Hart Senate Office Building, Room 216
10:00 a.m.
Captain Mark Kelly, USN (Ret.)
Americans for Responsible Solutions
Tucson, AZ
Professor David Kopel
Adjunct Professor of Advanced Constitutional Law
Denver University, Strum College of Law
Denver, CO
James Johnson
Chief of Police
Baltimore County Police Department
Chair, National Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence
Towson, MD
Gayle Trotter
Attorney and Senior Fellow
Independent Women’s Forum
Washington, DC
Wayne LaPierre
Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer
National Rifle Association
Fairfax, VA