BELLEVUE, WA – Virginia attorney Alan Gura, who won both the 2008 Heller case and the 2010 case of McDonald v. City of Chicago before the U.S. Supreme Court, and also won Moore v. Madigan before the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, forcing the state of Illinois to adopt a concealed carry statute, will be one of the highlight speakers later this month at the 2014 Gun Rights Policy Conference at the Chicago O’Hare Airport Hyatt Regency, an event that will also feature several national gun rights leaders.
Also on the schedule are attorney and Second Amendment scholar Stephen Halbrook; Alan Gottlieb, founder of the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) and chairman of the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA), John Fund, national affairs columnist at National Review Online and senior editor at The American Spectator, and John Lott, author of More Guns = Less Crime and a Fox News.com contributor.
In addition, leaders the Citizens Committee, SAF, Gun Owners of America, Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership, the Firearms Coalition, Illinois State Rifle Association and Illinois Carry will also be speaking.
The conference is jointly sponsored by the Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms. This is the 29th annual GRPC.
The 2014 GRPC will feature more than 60 speakers on subjects ranging from politics to personal protection. The weekend event typically attracts more than 700 gun owners, activists and experts from across the country. Attendance is free, and on-line registration is available at www.saf.org.
WHO: National gun rights leaders
WHAT: Speaking at the 29th annual Gun Rights Policy Conference
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 27 & Sunday, Sept. 28
WHERE: Chicago O’Hare Airport Hyatt Regency, 9300 Bryn Mawr Ave, Rosemont, IL 60018
The Second Amendment Foundation (www.saf.org) is the nation’s oldest and largest tax-exempt education, research, publishing and legal action group focusing on the Constitutional right and heritage to privately own and possess firearms. Founded in 1974, The Foundation has grown to more than 650,000 members and supporters and conducts many programs designed to better inform the public about the consequences of gun control.