Join us for the Sacramento Stonewall Democrats July meeting on Monday July 11th!
Who: Sacramento Stonewall Members and prospective members
What: July Monthly Meeting
Where: Red Lion Woodlake Hotel, 500 Leisure Lane, Sacramento
When: Monday July 11, 2016 at 6:30pm with Social Hour immediately after the meeting
Guest Speaker: Bill Durston, MD will be our guest speaker. Bill Durston, MD, is a retired emergency physician who treated innumerable gunshot victims during his more than 30 years of practice in Sacramento, California. Before becoming a physician, Bill was an expert marksman in the United States Marine Corps, serving in combat in Vietnam, where he was decorated for courage under fire. Bill has been active in the area of firearm injury prevention throughout his medical career, including serving as the injury prevention chairperson for the California Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians and as president of the Sacramento Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR). Bill has also served on the national PSR Board of Directors. He recently co-founded a new national non-profit organization, Americans Against Gun Violence (aagunv.org).
Bill has provided expert testimony on firearm related bills at hearings of the California legislature, he has spoken as a member of expert panels in 2014 and 2016 at side events of the United Nations Biennial Meetings of States concerning the illicit trade in small arms, and he has published numerous articles concerning the need to take definitive action to curb the epidemic of firearm related deaths and injuries that afflicts the United States.
Social Hour – Join us after the meeting at the Red Lion Lakeside Bar and Grille just outside the meeting room for Social Hour!
About Sacramento Stonewall:
The mission of the Stonewall Democratic Club of Greater Sacramento is to advance equal rights for all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. We will support public policies that advance that mission in the United States, the State of California, and the greater Sacramento area.
We help elect to public office qualified Democratic Party candidates who are openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, as well as allies who support equal rights for the LGBT community.