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Guns In America: Debate on Gun Control with David Hogg and Spike Cohen

The Dartmouth Political Union welcomes David Hogg and Spike Cohen for an expert debate on gun control in the United States.

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
6:00pm – 7:30pm
Filene Auditorium, Moore Building
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Dartmouth Dialogues, Lectures & Seminars
Registration required.

The Dartmouth Political Union welcomes David Hogg and Spike Cohen for an expert debate on gun control in the United States. Gun violence prevention activist David Hogg and former Libertarian vice presidential candidate Spike Cohen will discuss various aspects of the issue, including the Second Amendment, public safety, and policy effectiveness.

The debate will be held in person in Filene Auditorium. Register for the in-person event at gundebate.eventbrite.com. The event will also be live-streamed at https://dartgo.org/gundebate and recorded on The Dartmouth Political Union's YouTube. 
Learn more about The DPU at thedpu.org.

Student Reception with David Hogg, 4:00 - 5:00 PM (Registration will open soon)
Student Reception with Spike Cohen, 4:00 - 5:00 PM (Registration will open soon)
Main Event, 6:00 - 7:00 PM in Filene Auditorium

Important Event Notice: The event will start promptly at 6:00 pm. Your registration guarantees you a seat until 5:50 pm. Guests will be asked to show their ID and print/mobile ticket when check-in begins at 5:30 pm outside Filene Auditorium. After 5:50 pm, no-show seats will open to those who were unable to register for tickets. Please note that large bags, backpacks, signs, and food or drink will not be allowed inside Filene Auditorium. Guests who bring these items will be asked to leave them outside Filene Auditorium. 

Speaker Biographies:

David Hogg, a survivor of the Parkland school shooting, has become a prominent voice of his generation advocating against gun violence. Co-founding March For Our Lives, he led one of the nation's largest demonstrations, rallying 800,000 protestors in Washington, D.C. A Harvard graduate, David co-founded Leaders We Deserve, aiming to elect young progressives.

Spike Cohen was the Libertarian candidate for Vice President in 2020. Traveling across the country and speaking with victims of the War on Guns, he has seen firsthand the harms caused by gun control, and the dire need to end it. He is the founder of You Are The Power, a nonprofit dedicated to helping people who are being victimized by their local governments.

For more information, contact:
The Dartmouth Political Union

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.