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Washington: Please attend event featuring economist and acclaimed author, Dr. John Lott

Friday, May 24, 2013

More than a decade ago, John Lott’s best-selling book More Guns, Less Crime shattered conventional wisdom about gun control, and changed the academic debate among criminologists and economists from how much gun ownership caused crime to increase, to how much it caused crime to decrease.

Lott, a Senior Research Scientist at the University of Maryland, College Park, and former University of Chicago visiting professor and chief economist with the U.S. Sentencing Commission, is scheduled for two upcoming appearances in Bellingham on Wednesday, June 12. Dr. Lott will be discussing different topics at each event.

These events are being hosted by the Northwest Business Club, Doug and Robin Williams, Spartan Arms and Hydrographics, Skagit Arms, and Yeagers. Please see the information below for more details and please plan to attend:

June 12, 2013

Two Bellingham Appearances:

11:45 A.M.-1:30 P.M. Luncheon at the
Northwest Business Club
Elks Lodge - 710 South Samish Way
Members $10, Non-Members $15

7:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M.
Bellingham Golf & Country Club
3729 Meridian Street
Coffee, tea & cookies
Meet Dr. Lott - Book signing begins at 6:15 p.m.
Admission by Donation

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