Gun-orrhea, America’s Most Life-Threatening Social Disease

    When:
    February 7, 2016 all-day America/New York Timezone
    2016-02-07T00:00:00-05:00
    2016-02-08T00:00:00-05:00

    Gun-orrhea, America’s Most Life-Threatening Social Disease

    Sunday, February 7

    Dr. Anne Klaeysen, Leader

    February SUNDAY PLATFORMS
    New York Society For Ethical Culture,  11:00 am
    2 West 64th Street

    From the OK Corral in then Arizona Territory in 1881 to the Wildlife Refuge in Oregon in 2016, the United States has grappled with gun control. The majority of Americans, even gun owners and NRA members, favor background checks. Yet politicians cave into the gun industry, even blocking research funding on the health implications of gun violence, an epidemic unique to American culture. Why are Americans obsessed with guns? Is it a social disease? What makes us different from other countries?

    Leader Anne Klaeysen explores these and other questions in this platform.

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