Hayden, Latz and Schoen join gun violence prevention advocates to honor Taylor Hayden, highlight legislation

St. Paul, Minn.—Deputy Caucus Leader Sen. Jeff Hayden (DFL-Minneapolis), Sen. Ron Latz (DFL-St. Louis Park), and Sen. Dan Schoen (DFL-St. Paul Park) will join respected gun violence prevention advocates on February 23, 2017 to unveil legislation to help reduce gun violence in Minnesota. February 23 is an important day for Sen. Hayden and his family. The day would have been his younger sister Taylor Hayden’s 26th birthday. Tragically, Taylor Hayden died as a result of gun violence last year while on a vacation with friends.

Who: Sen. Jeff Hayden (DFL-Minneapolis), Sen. Ron Latz (DFL-St. Louis Park), Sen. Dan Schoen (DFL-St. Paul Park), Joyce Hayden, Minneapolis Chief of Police Janae Harteau, Rep. Fue Lee (DFL-Minneapolis), Dr. Rhamy Magid, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman, Rep. Dave Pinto (DFL-St. Paul), Maplewood Chief of Police Paul Schnell, Gun Violence Survivor Tim Nelson, Saint Paul Chief of Police Todd Axtel, and Everytown Spokesperson and Gun Violence Survivor Lucy McBath

What: Gun Violence Prevention legislation unveiling

Where: Minnesota State Capitol press conference room B971

When: 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Thursday February 23, 2017


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