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Brian Sonntag

Dave Workman

Rev. Sandy Brown

No other developed country in the world has anywhere near the same rate of gun violence as America. The US has nearly six times the gun homicide rate as Canada, more than seven times as Sweden, and nearly 16 times as Germany.

Please join us to discuss what steps must be taken to allow the 2nd Amendment to stay in place and avoid the mass shootings, school shootings and everyday shootings that have become routine in our lives. 

Moderator: Brian Sonntag


Dave Workman-

2nd Amendment Foundation

Dave Workman is a 1968 graduate of Wilson High School and a 1970 grad of Tacoma Community College.He graduated with a BA in editorial journalism from the University of Washington in 1972.

Dave is an award-winning outdoor journalist and weekly newspaper editor. He spent 21 years at Outdoor Empire Publishing/Fishing and Hunting News and has been senior editor of GUN WEEK and now for the past 18 years.

Workman has co-authored seven books with Alan Gottlieb and is the sole author of Washington Gun Rights and Responsibilities.

Reverand Sandy Brown-

United Methodist pastor

Sanford “Sandy” Brown is a United Methodist pastor, author and community activist. Sandy graduated from the University of Washington and Garrett Theological Seminary and holds a doctorate from Princeton Theological Seminary. Sandy has deep ties to the community in western Washington. He is a founding member of the Alliance for Gun Responsibility and helped create Initiative 594 which established universal background checks of all firearm sales in Washington. Sandy currently serves as the Treasurer on the Board of Directors at the Alliance. He was a founding member of the Committee to End Homelessness in King County and a spokesperson in the successful R74 marriage equality campaign. Sandy was also president of the Lake Washington School Board, was named in 2006 as Distinguished Alumnus by Garrett Theological Seminary and was awarded the Washington Ceasefire 2013 Citizen of the Year. He authored the 2015 book The Way of St. Francis: From Florence to Assisi and Rome and is writing a new book on the Camino de Santiago of Northern Spain.

May 16th, 2018

11:30am - 1:30pm

Landmark Convention

47 St Helens

Tacoma, WA 98416


*Free parking in lot across the street

No refunds will be issued after Monday, noon, prior to the program.



Per the City Club Board Meeting decision on October 5th, 2016:​

"We welcome members to invite guests to our programs. Guests without a current City Club membership must purchase non-member tickets, even if attending a program with a member."


Thank you!

May 16th Luncheon:

Guns and You?


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Hands Off!
Changing Social Conduct







Guns and You?
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College Degree?



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