Gun Rights, Responsibilities, and Regulations - A Panel Discussion & Ethics Forum

Monday, October 7, 2013
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Chambers Lilly Family Gallery
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A panel discussion featuring Chief Rodney Monroe of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, Chief Jeanne Miller of the Town of Davidson Police Department, Interim Acting Chief/Captain Carolyn McMackin of Davidson College Public Safety, Lance Stell, Ph.D., Thatcher Professor of philosophy and director of medical humanities and Andrew O’Geen, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science. Moderated by David Perry, director of the Vann Center and professor of applied ethics. 


The panel will address questions such as the following: 

  • What recent trends can we identify in the use of guns in murders and other violent crimes in the United States? 
  • What is the current status and scope of our 2nd Amendment rights? 
  • What does federal law require regarding background checks prior to gun purchases? 
  • What concerns do law enforcement personnel have about illegally trafficked guns? 
  • Are any changes to current gun laws or regulations warranted, either at the state or federal level? 

**A friendly reminder: Guns are not permitted anywhere on the Davidson College Campus.**


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