Welcome to the League of Women Voters of Tompkins County
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Upcoming Events(see Calendar for details)
May 23, 2018 Perspectives on Guns: A Conversation 7:00-9:00 pm, Borg-Warner Room, Tompkins County Public Library. Panelists include:
• Dr. Robert Spitzer, SUNY Cortland will explain the historical context regarding the second amendment and gun regulations in the US.
• Kathy Zoner, Police Chief, Cornell University, will add the law enforcement perspective and campus safety perspective.
• Dave Henderson, Ithaca Journal outdoors columnist, certified gun instructor, and gunsmith will explain area participation in shooting sports, opportunities for gun safety education, advantages/disadvantages of gun technologies, concerns about the SAFE Act, gun registration and licensing, NYS firearms laws, etc.
• Micaela Corazon, Director, Suicide Prevention & Crisis Center, will speak about the relevance of the availability of firearms as it pertains to the numbers of completed suicides in our nation, state and county.
• Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, County Legislator and Director at GIAC, will discuss how guns and gun violence affect her constituents, our community, and local government.
June 26, 2018 Federal Primary http://tompkinscountyny.gov/boe
September 13, 2018 State and Local Primary http://tompkinscountyny.gov/boe
November 6, 2018 General Elections http://tompkinscountyny.gov/boe
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Click image below for slide show of LWV, Tompkins County at the 2017 Ithaca Festival Parade.
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