Finley Lecture Series Focuses on Second Amendment

Posted: November 7, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

This year’s Finley Lecture Series, sponsored by the Department of History and Art History, focuses on the Second Amendment. The lectures will be held on Monday, Nov. 12.

At 3:30 p.m. in the Johnson Center Multipurpose Room, Akil Amar of Yale University will begin with “A Third Way to Think About the Second Amendment,” and Ohio State University’s Saul Cornell will follow with “The Most Contested Right: America’s Struggle over the Right to Bear Arms.”

Refreshments will be available after the two lectures, and the event will continue at 8 p.m. in the Harris Theater with “Gun Control: The Victimization of America,” by Sandra Froman, second vice president of the National Rifle Association. Michael Barnes, president and CEO of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, will conclude the series with “Gun Violence in America: A Plea for Sanity and Common Sense.”

The event is free and open to students, faculty, staff, and the public. For more information, contact the Department of History and Art History at x31250.

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